Internship & Career
Advice for Minority Students
Finding an Internship
A degree alone is not enough. Students who participate in one or more internships have starting salaries that are on average $15,000 more than their classmates who did not. Master the internship search process and learn how to stand out from the crowd.
Resume + Interview
Launching your career after college requires more than just your degree. The right resume, the job search, networking, interviewing and so much more goes into making it happen. Get the advice you need to master the job search process and understand how to design your career.
“If you want to separate yourself from the competition, get a financial head start,
and be a sought after commodity when you graduate – complete an internship.”
-Sharise Kent, Author of The Internship Manual
Diversity Internship Programs
PAID internships and professional development opportunities through organizations like INROADS, ML4T and T. Howard Foundation. Paid internships with Fortune 500 companies and major media and entertainment companies, these are career launching internships.
Also, many companies have created their own programs aimed at increasing diversity within their interns and workforce. Check out my list of companies with diversity internships.
Ready to find your dream internship?
Download your free Internship Manual Toolkit
and get on the path to finding your dream internship.
Don’t get stuck in that job you hated last summer!
I’m Sharise Kent. I want you to be successful in college, do multiple internships and dump student loan debt as quickly as possible. A lot of people talk going to college, by my mission is to help you get from college to career. I’ve spent 18 years working in college admissions and career development and I’m here to share it all.
If you are interested, read my “official” biography here.
The Internship Manual: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Internship of Your Dreams
In today’s competitive job market, many graduates are realizing that getting a degree isn’t enough. 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 idea of an intenrship sounds good, but for many students don’t know where to start. You have come to the right place. The Internship Manual is about helping you get from college to career.