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.
It’s hard to even think about fall internships – as we just started summer internships – but with the start of July comes the start of the search for the perfect fall internship. I got a note from a reader last night asking me when to include and when not to include an objective on her resume. Here are some thoughts that I wanted to share:
If you know me at all, you know I love Anthropologie! From accessories and shoes, to cute notebooks and chic blazers -- Anthropologie has what you need to make a stylish impact at your internship. And this weekend, it's all on sale! Click the links below to check out my top 10 must-haves for your summer internship. Sale ends on Monday, 6/30. Happy shopping!!
It's that time again... get a head start on the FALL 2014 school semester with a NEW resume-building FALL 2014 internship. We have a bunch of FALL internships going up every week but these are the TOP 5 FALL internships waiting for you to apply now!
Several of our Campus Ambassadors are graduating and in the middle of the job hunt, and many of them have told us about the use of Skype for interviews. I spoke with our former ambassador, Caitlin Beck, who just graduated from Fordham about her experience and tips for other young grads doing Skype interviews:
1. Treat it like a face-to-face interview. It’s just as important.
Last week, I moderated a think tank for Dell in New York City. The topic of the think tank was Gen Y in the "real world" (get the connection with my book? Welcome to the Real World). I sat around a table for several hours with great students, entrepreneurs, and employers and held an open dialogue about all sorts of things related to Gen Y at work. One of the really interesting topics, was about employers expectations for Gen Y at work.
As the Intern Queen, I pride myself on connecting students all over the world with unique opportunities at amazing companies. Today, I'm kicking off a new feature - giving my lovely interns a sneak peak inside of the companies who post with us. This week, I got to chat with Matt Feldman of Prevent Child Abuse America, who oversees their internship program (among other things). I hope this gives you a glimpse into the opportunites that are available to you - as an intern and beyond!! Enjoy :)
So you just graduated - congratulations! Now what? How can you continute to be successful after graduation? I talked with some of our amazing Intern Queen Campus Ambassador Alumni about how they became successful after college to find out what tips and tricks did they have to share.
Check out the top 7 ways to be successful after gradution here.
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.