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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 »




How to get an internship in sports management?

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Caleb from the University of West Florida asks: I am graduating next fall with a Sports Management degree and need an internship to do so. I have my resume and cover letter done, along with my bio. I just need some direction on what to do next. Thanks! Thanks for your question, Caleb! You’re not alone. Many students face the task of securing and completing an internship for credit to fulfill graduation requirements. Let’s treat this like a typical workout: Warm Up You mention that your resume is complete. Just to be sure, have someone at your school’s career services … / Read more »




How to Turn Your Internship into a Permanent Job

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Organizations seek serious individuals who can contribute by utilizing their knowledge, skills and passion. Even when they hire interns, they look for quality work. Don’t that if you are getting a very low salary or even no salary the company doesn’t care about your work. In today’s competitive business world, if you get an opportunity to intern, you should take advantage of it and do your best to turn the opportunity into a permanent position. Here are some helpful tips for turning you internship into a permanent job: Act like an Employee Act like you belong. If you just do what you are told … / Read more »




Which direction should I take with my Applied Mathematics degree?

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Henrietta at Radford University asked: “I’m graduating early with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, but I have no idea which direction I want to take with my degree. Whether it’s medicine, engineering, computer science, going to graduate school, or just jumping into the working world, I can’t decide what to do and I feel like I’m running out of time!” Congratulations, Henrietta, and thank you for writing in! Preparing for graduation is an exciting time full of life changes and big decisions. It can also be an anxious and nerve racking time if you’re unsure which changes are … / Read more »




How can I determine if my job will qualify as an internship?

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Chris from the University of North Florida asked: How can I determine if a job I currently hold will qualify as an internship at my university?  I currently have two jobs; one is related to my major, and I am referred to as an intern.  Hi Chris This is a very important question! Employers expect students to have experience along with a degree, and internships are an important way to get that experience.  But what exactly is an internship and who decides whether or not you can receive college credit for it?  There is a lot of gray area here, … / Read more »