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22
2015September

3 Tips to Turn Your Student Job into Your Ideal Career

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by Cari Stark, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Student Job into a CareerEmployers spend an average of six seconds scanning your resume, spending 80% of that time reviewing your current and previous job titles alongside a few other key points such as education level and position start and end dates (according to this study conducted by The Ladders). Then they judge you. Since job seekers can apply […]

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16
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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14
2015August

3 Hacks to Ditch the Back-to-School Blues

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by Theresa Clark, Friday, August 14th, 2015

3 Hacks to Ditch the Back to School BluesIn a few short days over 20 million college students (like myself) will be embarking in the migration that happens each year - going back-to-school. While the change of season and semester transition is fun for some, it can be a huge stress component and setback for others. Luckily for me, I had the opportunity to […]

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4
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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16
2015June

Juggling Work & School – Is It Worth It?

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by Theresa Clark, Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

WORK AND SCHOOL BLOGNearly 4 out of 5 students work while attending school. The average student works 19 hours per week during the school year. That might not seem like much, but let's put it into perspective. A fulltime student will spend 48 hours per week in class and studying combined. (A full-time student spends 12 hours a week in […]

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6
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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9
2015February

Top 11 Best Ways to Get an Internship

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by Cari Stark, Monday, February 9th, 2015

TOP 11 BEST WAYS TO GET AN INTERNSHIPWith the job market as competitive as it is today, a useful internship is a college student's only real opportunity to get a job after graduation. Employers use a college degree as a prerequisite. Some employers refuse to waive degree requirements altogether. However, today employers expect recent college graduates to have work experience and internships […]

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17
2014December

How You Can Help A Friend With Their Job Search

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by College Works, Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

jobSearching for a job can be a full-time job in itself. If you are lucky enough to have already found a job you probably know this, but friends of yours may just be figuring this out. If you are feeling generous, or have been recruited for your clear job-landing skills, here are a few ways […]

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27
2014January

Social Media – A Job Seeker’s Secret Weapon

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by College Works, Monday, January 27th, 2014

Guest post-Social Media, a job seekers secret weaponSocial Media - A Job Seeker's Secret Weapon Some rights reserved by SalFalko Connections are being made every second as we are living in a more 'social' society. In more ways than one, staying linked to other people is as easy as a single tap on a tablet or a digital thumb up. Through social […]

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