Every day, aspiring young professionals (like you!) come to Intern Queen Inc. to read important career advice, to see what lessons our Campus Ambassadors have to share, and to discover the coolest internship opportunities.
But have you ever wondered what it’s like to intern for Intern Queen. Inc, itself?
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.
I get it. You applied for a ton of internships (because I told you to apply for at least 10 per semester) and out of all of the opportunities -- the one of the bottom of your list wrote you back immediately. They are interested! They want to set up an interview! You are scared because you don't want them to offer you the position before you hear back from everyone else. What do you do? Here are my thoughts -- in true "Intern Queen" tip format:
Phone interviews are becoming a more and more popular way to interview future interns and employees. A phone interview may sound easy, but it’s important to be as prepared as you would be for a face-to-face interview. Don’t let it be ruined by background noise or lack of preparation. If you are ready, phone interviews will be a breeze.
Here’s a quick guide on mastering a phone interview--before, during & after!
For most young professionals, the 2015 internship and job search has begun and is in full swing.
Determined students know that their job is to get a job. But whether you’re searching for a winter, spring, and/or summer career opportunity, the researching and application process can be daunting. So what do you do when you’re feeling burnt out?
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.