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2016August

Pokémon GO: How This App (Seriously) Helped Me Get the Most Out of My Internship Experience

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by Theresa Clark, Monday, August 22nd, 2016

0001-269862692016 has been one exciting year for smart phone users. From Snapchat connoisseurs, to Pokmon GO enthusiasts, to even Instagram story newbies, let's be real - our society has been all about it! Over the last month, I have fallen into the trap of the Pokmon GO craze. Admittedly, I downloaded the gaming app for […]

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2016July

The Ultimate Guide: How to talk about you CWP internship in a future interview Part 2: For DMs

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by Theresa Clark, Thursday, July 21st, 2016

0001-11637625This August will mark the fifth time Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps, will be present in the Summer Olympics. For essentially twenty years, Phelps has given his life to lanes of treaded blue waters and resilient fans. He has persevered and led a legacy in his Olympic stride. This type of repeated success is huge! Through […]

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2016July

The Ultimate Guide: How to talk about your CWP internship in a future interview Part 1: For Interns

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by Theresa Clark, Friday, July 1st, 2016

pexels-photo-70292-mediumIn a perfect world, job interviewing would come naturally. We would effortlessly be able to communicate all of our career experience without much hesitation. It would just, well, be easy. Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect world. We live in a world that requires us to challenge ourselves and put our best foot […]

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2016June

How to Fully Maximize Your College Works Painting Internship (From an Intern Who’s Doing It)

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by Theresa Clark, Monday, June 20th, 2016

Kenneth imageHave you ever stumbled into a situation that you initially had no idea would lead to success, but it ended up being one of your biggest accomplishments? For College Works Painting Northern California intern, Kenneth Van Houten, this type of experience happened out of the blue, a few months ago, in what he thought was […]

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2016March

7 Proven Methods to Making the Most Out of Your College Works Painting Internship

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by Cari Stark, Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

IA, Davenport _ Interns with Client Excited to PaintIf you were to search the internet for how to make the most out of your internship, you'd get a ton of generic advice. None of it would be all that helpful because, well, it's generic. So I got with a College Works Painting vice president to talk about his intern year to really give […]

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2015November

5 Most-Asked Internship Interview Questions

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by College Works, Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

5 Most-Asked Internship Interview QuestionsThe internet is flooded with job interview tips, but where's all the internship advice hiding? No college student should walk into the office of their dream internship without the confidence and preparation it takes to impress the hiring manager. Luckily, most internship-level interviews consist of a few classic (yet crucial) questions. Highly technical, or high-level […]

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2015October

5 Worth-it Tips to Finding the Best Internship

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by Theresa Clark, Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Five Worth it Tips to Finding the Best InternshipProfessors, friends, mentors, you name it, have all taught me that internships are the biggest piece of the puzzle in getting real-world experience. They are a positive stepping stone toward accelerating a hands-on understanding to the realities of the everyday "business world." In learning the importance of internships, I have also paid attention to how […]

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2015September

Fail-Proof Steps to Choosing the Right Internship

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by College Works, Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Fail-Proof Steps to Choosing the Right Internship (2)As a college student, I was happy to get any and every workplace experience. Big mistake. I ended up interning at places that didn't prepare me for the workplace. If you're sending out application after application, and still getting no internship offers, it's tempting to take any offer that comes your way. There's one thing […]

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14
2015September

7 Tips to Rock the Perfect Internship Cover Letter

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by Theresa Clark, Monday, September 14th, 2015

Internship Cover LetterI was talking to a classmate the other day about the importance of internships and how I landed my current position. One of the first questions she asked me was, "How exactly do you write a cover letter for an internship?" This got me thinking: does the way you formulate a cover letter for an […]

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2015August

3 Shocking Facts You Need to Know Before Accepting an Internship

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by College Works, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

3 Shocking Facts About InternshipsThis article was written by our good friends at After College, the largest career network for college students and recent college grads.   A college degree and multiple internships are no longer the secret to getting a job after college. The real secret is a specific type of work experience. Here's why: 1. Paid internships are […]

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Q: Are they really students?

A: All of the College Works Interns are college students. The program is designed to allow college students to have a real life business experience and to earn money for the high cost of tuition. The painters on each crew may or may not be college students. All of our painters are trained by us and our paint providers, and many have years of experience.

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