How to Get A Summer Internship in 9 Days

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Mar 02, 2017 @ 09:02 AM

You are in college, you want an internship for this summer, and you do not have anything firmly lined up. So what should you do?

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Topics: Network, internships, Success

Don’t Forget to Say Goodbye – Your Internship and Your Network

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Tue, Aug 02, 2016 @ 10:05 AM

As you are finishing up your internship or summer job, or are moving on from an assignment, or even moving from one company to another, take the initiative of leadership and say goodbye professionally.  With that, you expand, fortify, and nurture you network.  You elevate your brand, and you feel very good about yourself which builds you go-forward confidence. 

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Topics: summer jobs, internships, career

Good 401k and Other Benefit News for Interns

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 @ 09:26 AM

The following is a new report from NACE, the National Association for Colleges and Employers.  Benefits are becoming enhanced for Interns as a result of the Affordable Care Act.  In any event, the why is not important. If you are offered a 401k, take it!  If they offer an employer match, you must contribute to the maximum of the match (that can mean doubling your money immediately for many plans). 

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Topics: internships, career, Success

Today It’s A Summer Job; Tomorrow It’s A Reference

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Jul 07, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

We are in the midst of summer.  A lot of students are working.  Many are in jobs that are not internships in their potential future field.  Plain and simple, millions are working to sock away some money. 

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Topics: summer jobs, internships, career

Top 5 Tips to Help You Excel at Your Summer Internship

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Fri, May 27, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

For your summer internship you have two objectives:

  1. Exceed the expectations of the assignment you were given
  2. Stand out as a high potential future employee
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Topics: summer jobs, internships

9 Steps for Closing In on This Summer’s Internship

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Feb 25, 2016 @ 09:42 AM

You are in college, you want an internship for this summer, and you do not have anything firmly lined up. So what should you do?

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Topics: summer jobs, internships

Informational Interviews – Part Three – How To Get The Interview

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Mon, Nov 16, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Informational interviews are vital tools in your arsenal of job search weapons. They can also help you through the process of discovering what you want to do in your career.

Remember, you are asking a favor from a professional in the field that you are interested in, to spare some time out of their incredibly busy schedule. How do I know they are swamped? Because you only want to talk to over-achievers, they are more in the know, have more relevant experience, and are more influential in both their company as well as their industry.

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Topics: Job Search, Multiple job offers, internships, Job Selection

Repeat Internships and Job Offers

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Fri, Aug 07, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Are students who repeat an internship with an employer more likely to convert to a full time offer?

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Topics: College, internships, job offer, repeat internship

Spend More Time Studying For a Midterm Than Prepping for the Spring Career Fair? Really? Are You Nuts?

Posted by Alan McMillian on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Across thousands of campuses this semester there will be a Spring Career Fair, and it is essential to your future that you attend and participate.  It serves a few very important purposes:

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Topics: Job Search, Dream Jobs, Job Fair, Recruiters, Multiple job offers, Network, College, summer jobs, internships

Nailing The Job Fair – Making This Essential Event Your Own

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

‘Tis the season, here comes the fall job fair.  Next week I am at both Howard University and MIT with a workshop that is designed for students to ‘own’ their job fair experience.  How do they prepare in order to be performing in the top 10% of all students who attend job fairs this fall everywhere in America?  That’s the essence of the sessions.

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Topics: Job Search, Job Preparation, Alan McMillan, Dream Jobs, Job Fair, Professional Network, Multiple job offers, College Experience, Network, College, internships