How Parents Help and Hurt the Internship Search

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In today’s competitive marketplace, internships are no longer optional for graduates who want to successfully transition from student to working professional. A pivotal role, parents can help and hurt in the internship search process. Even the most well meaning parents …

Why I Like When College Students Knock on My Door to Sell Me Stuff

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I like when college students come to my door and try to sell me stuff. Strange, I know. Why exactly would anyone want to answer the door for a salesperson? Well, I like to hear their sales pitch. My husband …

Employers Want Internship Experience Over Everything Else

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Guest Post by Jeannie Burlowski, an academic strategist and speaker. Her newly released 344-page book LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward lays out clear, step-by-step strategies that empower parents to get their kids through high …

4 Things to Do Three Months Before College Graduation

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It’s February. Three months before the members of the class of 2017 triumphantly enter the ranks of the “real-world.” Across the U.S. college seniors are experiencing mixed emotions ranging from excitement to anxiety, from stress to fear. Job, new apartment, moving, …

Five Ways to Find an Internship Today!

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It’s internship season! If you don’t want to spend this summer stuck in retail jail, then you need to get started on your summer internship search. So the first question you may have right now is, how do I find an …

College Doesn’t Teach You How To Get a Job

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Much to the dismay of many parents (and students) who fork over thousands of dollars to institutions of higher education, going to college doesn’t teach you HOW to get a job. Throughout my career I have encountered many students who …