My most recent internship placed me in a pretty intense IT position working with Doctors, 4-star generals, and high-ranking managers from corporations around the world. Some days my coworkers and I would pull anywhere from 12 to 17 hour days, all while moving around the city like mad men. The most useful thing I learned throughout my experience is to network, network, network. A little background: [...]
There is no such thing as a perfect opportunity.
I know, sounds crazy. That’s what I immediately thought when I first received this advice from a successful professional earlier this week. He told me that I would have plenty of opportunities come my way, but that the magic actually lies within myself. The opportunity isn’t perfect; it is what I make of it that is.
I had to mull this idea over.
Many of you interns may not have heard of the Q&A site, Quora. Quora is a great site where you can hone your skills and practice giving advice in the field in which you are passionate. I regularly answer questions under the “personal finance” and “investing” topics.
A few days ago I came across one of the most basic and eye-opening questions I have ever seen. It stated: [...]
After graduation, your internship possibilities become seemingly limitless. You are no longer constrained to the limits of interning near school. You have the world at our fingertips, or so you think.
When considering what is next, you may have to stop and consider the fact that, perhaps, there is someplace else you would rather call home. If so, what do you do next? Do you pack the car, dog in tow, [...]
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 [...]
Do you know what you’re doing this summer? It’s never too early to start preparing! The semester will be over before you know it – don’t fall behind. Consider these tips to fight the stress of looming application deadlines and successfully prepare and plan for summer 2011.
Utilize your network.
Don’t know where to begin your search? Ask around. Now is a great time to use the power of the [...]