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2016September

by Theresa Clark, Monday, September 12th, 2016

If you're reading this it must mean that you are interested in the picture contest we are conducting on our Instagram page. And, if that's the case, we are thrilled to have you on board! With back-to-school hitting the stage for so many students across the nation, we figured, why not attach some fun to […] [Click here to read the entire post]

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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

5 Reasons Why Doing What’s Right is Good for Business

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by College Works, Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Ryan Coon guest postThis is a guest post from College Works Painting alum Ryan Coon, CEO of Rentalutions It's been almost 30 years since Gordon Gekko proclaimed, "Greed is good!" in the legendary movie Wall Street. Unfortunately too many people interpreted Gekko's message to mean that it's okay to do anything necessary to be successful. As a recent college […]

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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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2015December

New Year, New You: 8 Hacks to Ditch Procrastination in 2016

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by Theresa Clark, Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

2016 NEW YEARIt is said that between 80 and 95 percent of college students procrastinate on their school work. Some students feel they work well under pressure. They use procrastination as a fuel of urgency to get work done. While others simply procrastinate out of fear of failure. Either way, it is an epidemic that sends millions […]

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2015November

The Best Online (All Day) Black Friday Deals

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by Theresa Clark, Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

a_sneak_peak_of_what_black_friday_will_look_like_this_year_02Thanksgiving week is upon us, and as college students it's normal to fully soak up the days off from the school grind. But after all the stuffing bliss, relaxation, and football watching is over it's hard not to shift our minds to the popular festivity that follows just a few hours later: Black Friday. For […]

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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

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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