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How Can I Land an Internship / Job at a Non-Profit with a Humanities Major?

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Bianca from San Francisco State University asked: “I am a Humanities major and I am having trouble narrowing down my career path. I am definitely interested in working in non-profit / philanthropic fields or anything community and education related, but am having trouble finding a field that hires humanities / liberal art graduates. What can I do?” Thanks for your question, Bianca.  I certainly appreciate how you feel about your lack of success in landing a job in your desired field.  It sounds like you are anxious to solidify your career plans and get your career started. Well, the good news … / Read more »




How Can I Gain Internship Experience in My Field with only an Associate Degree?

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Tasheka from Houston Community College asks: “I’m currently pursuing an associate degree in Accounting and I’m trying to find an internship that does not require me to be in pursuit of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. My question is, how could I gain experience if no one accept a candidate pursuing an associate degree?  I do plan on pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the future, but want to gain experience for a job now.  What can I do?” Thanks for your question, Tasheka.  Today’s job market is ultra-competitive so I can appreciate the anxiety that you feel.  However, let’s take … / Read more »




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 »