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How Do I Get a Job Without Experience?

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Eyvonne from DeVry University asked: I am an Accounting major and am currently looking for a position in the field to gain experience. However, most positions are asking that a candidate already has a Bachelor’s degree and have three to five years of experience. I am wondering if you can give me advice on how to get started in the industry? Thanks for your question, Eyvonne – As a graduate in Human Resource Management, I faced the same challenges as you in college. When I was searching for my first full-time position, I noticed that many roles required me to … / 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 »