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:
Hey Old Dominion University Students! Lauren Berger, the Intern Queen, is speaking about internships, careers, and connections at your school! She'll be speaking Tuesday, November 19 at 7 p.m. in the ECSB Auditorium in Room 1202 . See you there! Make sure to RSVP here! http://on.fb.me/17tmqv8
Stage 1: Excitement, Eagerness and Enthusiasm
Three months ago, I walked out of Kenan Stadium at UNC Chapel Hill where I was one of 35,000 graduates and their families to hear Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, encourage us to go out into the world and seek opportunity. So, in typical Gen Y fashion, I left commencement inspired and ready to get out there, eager to make a difference.
Whether this is your first internship or your fifth, you want to stand out from the crowd and make the best impression possible. Use these tips to get the most out of your internship and make sure your supervisors and colleagues know your value -- without being the intern who's always jumping around going "look at me!" (We've worked with that intern. Nobody liked her.)
Wake up. Rush to spanish class. Forget your textbook. Grab a quick lunch. Spill your coffee on your new boots. Go to your internship. Spend an hour at the gym. Go straight to your calculus exam. Stop at the grocery store on your way home. Lock your keys in your car. Eat dinner. Finish that homework assignment. Finally fall asleep at 12 o’clock.
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.