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 …

Paid Minority Internship Recruitment Programs You’re Missing Out On

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Paid minority internship recruitment programs are out there ready to help you reach your internship and career goals. When searching for internships, many students limit themselves to looking through a few postings online or visiting company websites. For minority college …

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 …

Winter Break is About Business, Binging and Mac N’ Cheese

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As a college student, you measure life in semesters. In a perfect scenario, eight semesters will lead you to the promised land of your dream career. In between those eight semesters you will have multiple winter and summer breaks. How …

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 …