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Your 4-Year Plan: How To Take Advantage Of Your College Education

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An article by contributor Meghan Belnap. With the rising costs of college education and the increasing demand on student attention in the form of social and digital media, having a 4-Year plan is absolutely critical to take advantage of your college education. All too often, graduates are saddled with student debt and without suitable work. Some real-world skills are sadly missed or not studied by most new graduates, but it’s never too late to start taking advantage of your education, and laying the ground work for a career after graduation! Freshman Year: Orient Yourself, Work Hard and Socialize Most incoming freshman … / Read more »




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 »




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 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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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 »