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The Do’s and Don’ts of Seeking Internships

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Not sure where to begin when looking for an internship? We’ve partnered with College Recruiter to bring you real stories of the best and worst intern candidates, gathered from insights provided by Intel and NECC. Whether you’re a student or a career advisor guiding students, familiarize yourself on these do’s and don’ts when seeking an internship. Do: Network with employees at organizations of interest and try to find a personal connection Apply for internships you’re passionate about, even if you don’t meet all the requirements Show enthusiasm and knowledge about the internship Utilize resources such as the Career Center and … / Read more »




I’m a Senior – is it too late to do an internship?

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Mark from the University of Texas asked: “I am entering my senior year and looking for an internship in the business field. Is it too late?” Thank you for your question, Mark! It’s never to late to start looking for an internship! Depending on the type of internship you’re looking for, there may be special circumstances or deadlines you need to be mindful of, but there’s no time like the present to start looking. Internships for academic credit Depending on your campus, it is likely past the deadline for a Fall academic internship. Many academic internship programs are timed like … / Read more »




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 »