Happy Thursday! While some companies are still trying to lock in their Fall interns, others are already seeking out interns for the Spring! Whether you are looking for an internship for this semester or for next, there are tons of amazing opportunities available! Check them out below and apply today!”
Many of you are 21 years old and of legal drinking age for your summer internships. While I’m sure this makes for many fun nights out with friends it can also make for some pretty sticky situations work-wise. When you are under 21, the staff at your internship is probably NOT going to invite you out, especially if it’s a drinks situation. But now that you ARE 21, be careful. Lots of responsibility comes along with the cool invitations to attend networking events and happy hours. Here are a few rules of thumb to follow when alcohol is involved with internship time:
Happy Tuesday everyone! Shayna, our former campus programs manager, found a great blog on Refinery29 about the questions you must ask before leaving any job interview. Although, you can usually only get in 2-3 questions at the end of the interview – I think these are great questions to consider asking. My favorite question they suggest is, “Can you tell me the different between a good worker and a fantastic one?” I thought our readers would enjoy this as well!
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.
Every day, I receive tons of amazing questions via email and my social media networks asking for advice on all things internship-related. Here is my response to a discouraged rising senior who is still looking for an internship for Fall 2015. Good news: companies are still looking!
Happy Thursday everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful day! This week I want to take some time to showcase some of the awesome internships that you need to apply for! Some are for the Fall while others are already hiring for Winter and Spring!
Let’s face it, getting a plane to a place where you don’t know anyone or speak the language is scary! Then you have the stress of packing your life into one suitcase, where there’s always that nagging fear that you’re forgetting something you won’t be able to live without.
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.