I still can’t believe its 2015! Welcome to the New Year! On behalf of myself and everyone at InternQueen.com, we are so excited to join you on your career and internship journey in 2015! I just know that it’s going to be an amazing year. I already sat down over the holidays and came up with my New Year’s Resolutions and posted them here on our big-sister site, Lauren Berger Inc.
Are you considering grad school? Studying abroad offers a number of benefits -- not just to the graduate -- but also to potential employers. Graduates who decide to earn an advanced degree in a foreign country will not only enhance their resume, but may also maximize their employment marketability. If you’re still undecided about whether a graduate program abroad is the right step, here are a few non-academic benefits to consider:
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But with exams, final projects, presentations, internship-wrap ups, and more -- it’s the most stressful time, too. We’re all guilty of experiencing what I call “monkey mode”: those moments when your mind is elsewhere and you’re just staring at your laptop screen or books. Read my tips on how to recover and get the job done HERE.
Most of us live, have lived, or will live with a roommate at some point in our lives. For college students and aspiring young professionals, your roommate is more than just a random person you share space with. A roommate can influence your school success, your health habits, your attitudes, and more!
As I write this blog post, I’m on an airplane staring out the window of grey clouds and blue skies and thinking about how fast this year has gone. I can’t believe we’ll be celebrating the holidays in just a few short weeks and that Thanksgiving is already here!
Any time you correspond through email with a professional contact, you want that interaction to be the best it can possibly be. You want the contact to think, “Wow! This student really has their act together.” Any touch point you have with a professional contact is an opportunity for you to brand yourself – online or in-person. I got an email this week from a student who asked if she should set-up an email signature on her email account, and what that email signature should say.
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.