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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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2015October

How to Make Job Searching More Appealing Than a Pumpkin Spice Latte

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by Cari Stark, Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

pumpkin spice latteFor career savvy college students, fall marks the time to get a job or internship lined up for the year. There's just one major flaw: where does one find the time? Don't worry: I'm not going to suggest less sleep. Sleeping less to accomplish more isn't always the answer, especially for the college students who […]

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2015October

Top Job Search Tips for College Students

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by College Works, Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Top Job Search TipsDuring college, you'll make more job search mistakes than you'd like to admit. I've overdressed for interviews. Underdressed for interviews. Face-palmed my way through phone screens. Failed to fully research the company. And, I've gone through so many resume edits that I've seriously questioned my sanity and literacy. I've also received two promotions, three raises, and […]

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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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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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2015July

5 Fab Ways to #Learn the Most During College

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by Theresa Clark, Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

How to learn the most during collegeBeing a senior in college, about to embark on my last semester, I can't help but recognize how modern communication has played a part of my college experience. For millennials, the use of hashtags has become a popular phenomenon. We're more than ever attracted to words attached to meaning. I, along with most, if not […]

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2015April

How to Avoid a Useless Internship

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by Cari Stark, Monday, April 6th, 2015

HOW TO AVOID A USELESS INTERNSHIP BLOG COVER (2)If college students are getting sick of hearing one word repeated over and over again, it's probably "internship." The word "internship" is all over the college space. Countless articles have been written about internships and hundreds of organizations exist solely to help college students find one. For good reason. College students need an internship in […]

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2015March

Top 10 Killer Ways to Improve Your Resume

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by Cari Stark, Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Top 10 Killer Ways to Improve Your ResumeSuper scary statistics: The average time recruiters spend looking at resumes - 5 to 7 seconds The percent of resumes filtered out by talent-management software - 50% The percent of hiring managers who look at a majority of received resumes - 19% The average number of people who apply for any given job - 118 The percent of […]

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