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5 Tips on How to Turn Law Firm Internships into a Job

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An Article by contributor Patrick Watt. According to a study released in 2016 in the National Association for Law Placement, 95.3 percent of all summer interns at law firms are offered full-time employment. That also means that almost 5 percent of all the interns are not offered employment, which can be tough for anyone entering the workforce out of law school. If you are wondering how to get an internship at a law firm, you can ask at your law school or find local opportunities by searching online. Internship for law students is given during the second and third years … / Read more »




How do I break into the HR industry?

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Arzu from Wilmington University asked: “I’m currently in graduate school earning a degree in Human Resource Management. I want to become an expert in the field; how do I secure a job in HR when I only have customer service and teaching experience from Europe?” Hi Arzu, I can speak from personal experience! What a great question. Changing careers or starting over can feel like a daunting task. However, with some effort and dedication you can change your career trajectory one opportunity at a time. According to the Department of Labor, human resource professionals need to be able to demonstrate … / Read more »




How can I find a counseling internship and complete my degree?

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Irene at Long Island University – Hudson asked: “I’m planning on completing my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, but I’m required to find an internship in order to graduate. I’ve submitted dozens of applications, requested assistance from my school, and even used my Master’s in Gerontology to widen my opportunities, but to no avail. How can I find an internship and finish my degree on time?” Thank you for your question, Irene. Your situation is not uncommon in counseling and care programs across the country. Students are often left in charge of finding their own practicum opportunities, and may feel lost, … / Read more »




How to Land an Internship at a Marketing Agency

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How to Land an Internship at a Marketing Agency

The list of reasons why marketing agencies are traditionally popular with college students and graduates is a long one and it explains a great deal. For one, most marketing agencies are not crusty old organizations that you cannot penetrate unless your father runs them. They offer a great chance of advancing your career and perfecting your skills. Most jobs at marketing agencies are also very creative and they give an individual an opportunity to really contribute to the world with something new. Due to the fact that there are numerous profiles of students and graduates that can apply for internships … / Read more »




Three Reasons Why You Didn’t Get The Internship

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Kyle from Kansas State University I’m a junior majoring in Animal Science and Industry. I have applied to multiple internships and had many interviews but nobody has offered me an internship. I’m starting to get flustered because most positions in my field require some type of experience. I’m about to go into my senior year, and without internship experience – I’m very worried I won’t be able to find a job when I graduate. Hi Kyle – You are correct – employers really do value experience, so getting internships or other relevant experience is important.  You are a junior, so you still have plenty … / Read more »