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Understand what value internships can give you
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Understanding The Value Of Internships

A summer internship is a short-term job opportunity that allows you to obtain introductory hands-on experience in a particular career field.  When looking for information on what a certain professional entails or which career would be the best fit for you, you will often be advised to do an internship so you can make a …
Some internships offer college credits as compensation.
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Tips For Finding Internships For College Credit

Some internships will offer college credit as a sort of compensation for your hard work. Some majors even require that you complete a relevant internship for college credits. These tips will help you narrow down your search for the most suitable internship. Start Your Internship Search At Your School When you’re looking for an internship to …
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Deciding Who to Job Shadow

Job shadowing someone is a great way to learn information about careers you’re interested in. You likely have an intended career path or field, making some decisions easier than others. If you want to get into wedding photography. For example, you’re not going to follow a muralist or an HR head. But figuring out who …
What exactly is job shadowing?
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What is Job Shadowing?

While deciding on your major and potential career, you may have heard the term “job shadowing” thrown around. But what exactly does it mean and how does it affect you? Here’s a quick run down on how job shadowing could be a vital part of your career planning process. What is Job Shadowing?  Job shadowing …
Here are some internship ideas for high schoolers
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Internship Ideas For High School Students

Nowadays internships are considered pretty essential. Doing an internship during the summer break is a great way to solidify your career choice while also bolstering your resume. But college students aren’t the only ones who can benefit from internship experiences—high school students can consider internships as well. Consider your personal preferences. When it comes to …
how to make a perfect resume
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12 Steps for Creating the Perfect Work Resume

Let’s face it: Creating a good first impression is tough. Especially when you need to make one via a piece of paper in your absence. Your resume is the first document your potential employer is going to look at before deciding whether or not to call you in for an interview. Considering it’s one of …
Avoiding work is one thing you should NOT do at an internship.
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What NOT to Do in an Internship

Internships are invaluable experiences that can help you develop skills in a relevant field, create a network of business contacts, potentially earn some money for your work, and build up your resume. But in order to gain any of these benefits, you have to be willing to work hard. There are definitely some habits and …
Volunteer experience can lead to a good paying first job
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How Volunteering Experience Can Help You Get the First Job

Quite a lot of students are committing the mistake of underestimating the importance of volunteer experience for their professional careers. Many students believe that their time is too precious to give it for “free”. Others believe that their time could be better spent to find a new paid job. Yet, volunteering never comes without benefits. …