The Internship Manual. A resource for minority college students to find information on minority and diversity internship programs, professional development, college success and launching a career.
September 27, 2018
Missing the Career Fair Could Mean Missed Opportunity
I’ve been on both sides of the table as a student and company representative at hundreds of college, internship and career fairs. I want to …
“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 Organizations
Nonprofit organizations and industry sponsored programs promote diversity through internships, professional development and employment opportunities for minority college students.
T. Howard Foundation (Media internships: ESPN, HBO,Viacom Media Networks, NBCUniversal, Facebook, etc.)
INROADS – (Fortune 500 companies: Pepsi, Ernst & Young, Fed Ex, AT&T, Bank of America, Unilever, etc.)
Diversity Internships by Company
Many companies have created their own programs aimed at increasing diversity within their interns and workforce.
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From the blog…
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.
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.
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