As I travel to nine universities around the US for the #FordChallenge speaking tour, a focus of mine is to share my advice on how to accept rejection. Everyone gets rejected; it is how you overcome rejection and move forward that counts! Check out the video HERE.
I always stress how important it is to network, but what do you do when you send that email? It's all about showing interest, being brief and being timely about when you send the email. Want to read more about how you can better your email etiquette? Check out this post on Chasing Pradas and PR.
As an introvert who wasn’t always comfortable in new social environments, the word ‘networking’ was one that I tended to shy away from. It seemed too overwhelming.
However, since I recently entered the real world, I’ve become attuned to how increasingly imperative it is to meet new people and make connections with like-minded individuals. I moved to a brand new city and forced myself to get out there and talk to new people.
And...we're back! While you've been prepping for the Fall 2014 semester, we've been talking to recruiters at amazing companies throughout the nation -- and they're looking for awesome candidates like you.
Whether you're finally taking the plunge into the internship world -- or have a few under your belt already -- there's a PR & Marketing internship on the site for you. Check out our Top 10 PR & Marketing opportunities that are HIRING NOW!
Happy Monday, My Lovely Interns!! As some of you may know, on Friday (8/15) I spoke at the Keds Brave Life Summit at the Hearst Building in NYC. That day, 150 young women and inspiring speakers (and me!) tackled the concept of “Everyday Brave.”
I was asked to speak these movers and shakers about that pesky little word: REJECTION.
Your resume is revamped, your interview outfit is ready to go -- now it's time to apply for and land that Fall 2014 internship! We have TONS of new opportunities going up every day -- from huge entertainment companies and magazines, to boutique PR firms. Check out the top opportunities that are looking for candidates like you, NOW!
Our Campus Programs Manager Shayna loves infographics, so when our friends at Farfetch.com sent this over, she knew we had to share it! They created a great guide to interview dress codes, across both traditional and creative industries. I love that it's a really visual way to understand one of the trickier situations to dress for, especially when it's a creative job.
Imagine if your job title was, "Head of Fun"… Seriously, how COOL would that be?! DoSomething.org is changing the internship game by giving interns awesome projects that change the world, one campaign at a time. Check out the exclusive interview with Katie Radford at DoSomething.org NOW!"
Students always ask me if they should try to intern after college. My response is that it always depends on the student’s circumstance and previous experience. One of our campus ambassadors from UCF just graduated and is interning at Universal Music Group this summer. I asked Kailee why she decided to intern after graduation and this is her list of the top 3 reasons.
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.