Not many people like working on deadlines. Most people like to work at their own pace and get things done when it is most convenient for them. For procrastinators, deadlines are the worst enemy. They are the impending due dates that creep up and remind the procrastinators that they are running out of time to “do it later.”
However, most people would also agree that they feel a great sense of relief [...]
College is a balancing act. With so much to do on campus, students often find themselves juggling schoolwork, internships, extracurricular activities and social outings. Balancing all of these things can be extremely difficult and, at times, overwhelming. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help make this mix more manageable. For example, joining clubs or professional organizations with [...]
In the dictionary, next to the word “intern” should be the word “learn.” Internships teach us how to dress, adapt to office culture, expand our networks, and to become more well-rounded and efficient workers. However, there is one lesson I picked up from my last internship that I will always remember. The best person to evaluate you is yourself. Have you ever taken the time to stop and [...]
I am graduating in less than two months, so I’ve been doing a lot of networking, company research and interviewing. It occurred to me that what I am doing feels a lot like dating! Job interviews seem to be a lot more nerve-racking for me than dates, so I decided to treat my last interview as a first date. Guess what? It worked, and I received my first job offer! Keep reading to find out my strategy.
College students want internships. That’s what they were designed for – as a career training method to ease a student into the job that they will most likely have for years to come. A blog post from CBS MoneyWatch wrote that stay-at-home mothers looking to get back to work, long-term unemployed and those changing careers should get internships as a stepping stone for a job.
While internships are [...]
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 [...]