Last week on Twitter, a student sent me this question. They said, “How do I answer the – why do you deserve this – internship question?” I wanted to make sure I took some time to think on this one and craft a thoughtful response. I looked up the word deserve on dictionary.com. Here’s what the actual definition says:
to merit, be qualified for, or have a claim to(reward, assistance, punishment, etc.) because of actions, qualities, or situation:
Many college students create a LinkedIn account because they've heard it can benefit their careers. They add an internship or two and maybe a profile picture, then forget to log in for months. Without helpful tips and tricks for utilizing LinkedIn, many feel lost or confused as to how they can best use this networking site. Here are a few simple tips to help you make the most of your LinkedIn page.
The weather outside may still be frightful, but your resume doesn’t have to be! Second semester is halfway over, and spring break is not so far away. As tempting as it is to waste away the valuable time lounging in front of the television and watching How I Met Your Mother, why not get some extra bullets added on to your resume? Here are five quick and easy ways to add to your resume over spring break:
Several of you have emailed me and asked for tips and tools on how to create an online portfolio. Whether you’re looking for a new job in the advertising industry or applying for an advanced degree in strategic communications, a solid portfolio can help you stand out from the competition; I wanted to list all of the best resources in one spot for you.
This is a guest blogpost written by Anita Ginsburg.
Job hunting is an extremely stressful time, whether you are currently employed or not. The issue is that for many people, resumes remain a source of confusion and concern. They are not sure how to present themselves so that they look their best, and some people do not understand how they can get their company's attention. Check out these tips below to make sure that you stand out.
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!
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?
Last week I had the opportunity to co-host a Twitter chat with social media marketing agency, Splash Media. Using #SplashChat, we had an insightful discussion on being professional – and how social media can help (or hurt!) your job/internship search.
Here are the biggest takeaways from today’s #SplashChat conversation:
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.