The day after my college advisor informed me that my semi-strenuous five year stint in college would not be complete without an internship, I begrudgingly began my search on Craigslist. Within 10 minutes my eyes began glazing over with visions of harsh florescent lighting and taking coffee orders. I was about to call it a day until I stumbled upon the headline “Fundraising Coach Extraordinaire [...]
In my time working as an intern with GiveForward I’ve learned a lot, given a ton of hugs and have been able to be part of a growing movement that is making a difference in the lives of thousands of people. GiveForward.com is a Chicago based start-up company that helps people create online fundraising pages to raise money for a loved one’s medical expenses. If you’re thinking of getting involved [...]
After graduating from the University of Illinois with the super-coveted, super sexy, degree in creative writing, I was surprised to find my job offers rolling in slowly, very slowly, so slowly in fact that there weren’t any offers at all. I quickly realized if I was going to make it in this job market, I was going to have to acquire some real-world, hands-on experience first. That’s [...]
Brazen Careerist, the premier career management resource for young professionals, launched a new Facebook application today that generates an infographic resume from a user’s Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles.
“Sites like Facebook and LinkedIn have rapidly become go-to resources for recruiters to find top candidates,” said Brazen Co-Founder & COO Ryan Healy. “Our app is a fun [...]
Recently we conducted an exclusive phone interview with Lauren Berger, better known as the Intern Queen. She is illustriously recognized for her 15 internships during 4 years of college. Lauren is an expert on everything internship related, including internships in today’s economy, how to obtain an internship, and how to get the most out of your internship.
Her goals are definitely in line with [...]
Yep. It’s time for this kind of post. Tax time is here! Don’t roll your eyes; this could be the time that the IRS pays you for your gas – literally. Filing for taxes can be a real pain point for individuals who are working a full-time schedule and have dependents. However, as interns, we should take it seriously as well consider the many benefits of receiving a nice tax refund.
Tip #1- [...]