Hey, Intern Queen Readers! We are helping our friends recruit for some great CAMPUS REP positions at Adobe, Bobble and Coca-Cola. These are great opportunities to get career-related experiences and work with TOP brands!
-- Be graduating college May/June 2014, 2015 or 2016.
-- Be involved, ambitious and always seeking new opportunities.
-- Always be thinking, "How can I make the most of this situation?"
-- Be active on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.
-- Have an influential voice on your campus.
-- Understand the importance of internships and career-related opportunities.
I’ve been bragging a lot about our brand new Intern Queen High School Ambassador Network , as these students are quite impressive. One of our high school students, Nazifa Hossain, is interning this summer with Galpin, a Southern California car dealership. She shared a few of her tips for fellow students and I compiled them here:
1. Keep your eyes and ears open. You never know when you will read on a school bulletin board about an internship or meet someone who might have an opportunity for you.
Yesterday, one of our brand new High School Ambassadors sent me a tweet about an "encounter" he had. I thought it was such a great story and really emphasized the power of networking and the importance of putting yourself out there. I wanted to share his story with you guys. Here's what Shane had to say:
We asked our network which blogs -- besides the Intern Queen Blog ;) -- they love reading on the daily. These blogs help us stay in the know about cool events and great opportunities; while educating, entertaining and inspiring us. They even provide a good chuckle here and there! Blogs can be amazing resources for students (and professionals) who are constantly on the go. Here are the Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors' top picks for best blogs to read this summer:
It’s time to unplug, and I don’t mean your flat iron or your hot rollers. I’m talking about taking a break from social media with a digital detox, even if it’s only for a few hours.
That laid back feeling of spring is here, but this time of year can also bring the stresses of graduating, internship searching and job hunting. People often say they need some “me time,” but if they’re signed in on multiple social media sites can they really be getting that relaxing alone time?
In this age of technology that we live in, applying for a job across the nation or even in another country has become possible with the aid of Skype interviews. Instead of asking someone to come to an interview thousands of miles away, companies are able to perform formal interviews with the candidate in order to eliminate travel. Here are some life saving tips on how to handle the Skype interview and how you can make a huge impression without being in the room with he interviewer.
Lauren Berger created Intern Queen Inc. in 2009, after successfully completing 15 internships and college and recognizing a need for more internship resources. Her online platform, www.internqueen.com, serves as the home of the business and allows students access to apply for any internship they want free of charge. The site also features daily content on how to make the most of high school, college, and post-grad experiences.