This week, Jackie Lampugnano offered me her insights on her internships with college and really sticking it out with an internship and really sticking up for yourself in an internship or job situation. My favorite part of Jackie’s insight was not taking criticism personally. I know I do this sometimes, but criticism is there to help you and make you better. No one is perfect and no task will [...]
My latest internship was with Social Fresh as an Editorial Assistant Intern. This was a social media internship with Social Fresh, a social media education company.
Throughout this internship I learned two very important things: social media is about measurement, and thorough communication amongst team members is essential. Through our social media postings, we measured what time of the day works best, [...]
For this sessions interview, I talked to Nicole Kivitz about her transition from interning to her “real-world” job and she had some really great advice about professionalism, communication, really going after what you want and what’s best for you and her transition from her internships. Here’s what she had to say:
What are a few past internships you have had:
-Journalism Intern [...]
Getting your first job in the real world is very exciting and something we all look forward to getting! This week, I interviewed Brittany James who just landed her first job with Hunter PR in NYC! She has been stoked about this for a while and has some really good tips for people transitioning from intern to their first job.
Brittany has had a lot of experience with internships. As a Marketing student [...]
As a part of this continuing series, I interviewed Jason Scott, who is also a fellow intern with me! Besides being an intern, he also holds three other jobs. I interviewed him about his jobs and how he manages all of them and some free time. As someone who also has four jobs, I can really relate to Jason and was interested in his point of view. This is what he had to say:
1. How is it having a job [...]
One of most pressing the challenges of transitioning from intern life to professional life is in generating an income that’s sufficient to do things like live places, eat food and possibly even see movies (or at least rent them). Interns will sometimes find themselves faced with the hard choice of picking between a potential opportunity and paying bills. And potential opportunities won’t [...]