These days almost everything has gone virtual. Aside from eating and breathing, there is not much you cannot do in the virtual world; including internships. If you go to college than chances are that you will have to do an internship before you can find a job or as a requirement of graduation. Now you have a new option – a virtual internship. If you have never heard of this type of internship, keep reading to learn more. [Read more...]
Once upon a time, internships were merely an added bonus to an academic resume. If employers saw that a recent graduate had completed an internship during his or her academic career, their value to future companies increased on the spot. Today, student life in the world of internships has changed drastically. Gone are the days of rare internship placements. Instead, most schools and employers expect or require graduates to have completed an internship during the course of their studies. The expectation is such that many schools now make internships credit requirements for completing a degree at all. That being said, it’s more important than ever that students protect themselves when it comes to landing an internship. Here are a few tips to avoiding internships scams that could lead to major disappointment. [Read more...]
One of the most rewarding and difficult things to find as a college student is a good internship. While many businesses do offer college students with internships, the complaint among many students has been the lack of career focused internships. On a resume, employers put more relevance on internships that are within the field the applicant is applying for.
What a lot of college students end up getting is an internship that has nothing to do with their major or if it does, it is limited and does not allow them to explore their full potential. Finding a good internship can be hard, but if you know where to look for, and how to convince an employer that you are perfect for the job, you stand the chance of getting a very rewarding internship. [Read more...]