The Internship Manual: Your Guide from College to Career

For many college grads, landing an internship is the gateway to that first professional job.

According to the 2017 NACE Internship and Co-Op Survey report, which included responses from companies across more than 20 industries, employers made full-time job offers to 67.1% of their interns.

Landing a desirable job with little-to-no experience can be a difficult task. However, students who participate in one or more internships have starting salaries that are on average $15,000 more than their classmates who did not. 

The is your resource for finding your next internship experience and getting successfully from college to career. 

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Employers today understand the value of diversity and as a result, seek to find talented young people to fill their internship and entry-level positions. The Internship Manual is here to connect the vast talent of minority college students from across the country, to employers across the globe.

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About Sharise

After 18 years in higher education and career development, I think of myself as an educator who educates about education. This blog is about sharing what I’ve learned about being successful in college, doing multiple internships and dumping student loan debt. That’s it, that is my mission. To help you navigate the journey from college to career. Let’s do this! If you want the boring version, read my “official” biography here. 

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The Internship Manual: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Internship of Your Dreams

In The Internship Manual: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Internship of Your Dreams, College Success and Internship Expert Sharise Kent delivers a must read, go-to resource for college students serious about getting ahead in the work world. From searching for the right position and resume preparation, to interviewing, understanding how to network, and what to wear on your first day, Sharise guides you through the essentials of mastering the internship process in this comprehensive manual. No matter if you are a current student or recent graduate, this step-by-step guide will give you practical tips and advice that, if implemented, can lead you to the internship of your dreams.

I think that the target audience will find this book mind-blowing because it gives direct, specific, tangible, well-rounded directions/instructions for not only how to get an internship, but how to thrive and be successful during the internship.S. Smiler, Assistant Internship Program Manager