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3 Easy Ways to Improve Your College Internship Program Today

Nov 15, 2017 10:28:00 AM

While internships are indeed a pipeline for fresh talent and new faces around the office, college internship programs (like interns) sometimes need a little push to get going.

Once that push has been made, it can turn your internship program from competent to great and from an opportunity into a process that delivers consistent results.

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Topics: College Internships

College Internships: Should I do an Internship Abroad?

Nov 13, 2017 10:21:00 AM

Are you considering studying abroad during your college years, or working in internation business after graduation? If so, doing an international college internship when you study abroad or after graduation either one may give you the competitive edge you need! Like with any internship, you will receive professional experience and add much needed experience to your resume. But having an international resume will also make you stand out from the crowd when it comes time to compete in the workforce, especially if you plan to work in global markets. 

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Topics: College Internships, study abroad

Why college internships are beneficial to all students [Infographic]

Oct 12, 2017 7:36:00 PM

If you are thinking of forgoing a college internship before you graduate, you may want to think again. Internships provide great real-world experience to students and help supplement material learned in the classroom. And if that is not enough to get you started on your internship search, consider this - internships make you more desirable to employers. The knowledge you gain helps you develop your skills and even teaches you how to succeed in the professional world, traits employers look for in future hires.

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How can you improve your college internship experience?

Jul 27, 2017 11:10:00 AM

Sometimes when an intern and employer connect, it's fate. The communication is great; you learn from each other each day;  you are challenged and energized by solving day-to-day business problems and, as a student, make great leaps towards building your future career . But other times, an internship feels like, well...a struggle.  If you're not sure that both you and your employer are gaining skills or knowledge from the internship experience, then listen up; this article is for you.

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Topics: College Internships, Jobs

College Internships: Differences Between Unpaid and Paid

Jul 24, 2017 2:33:00 PM

During your college internship search, it’s important to understand the differences between a paid and unpaid opportunity. Working for free may not sound like the best way to spend your time. However, there are other benefits that can offset the lack of monetary value and make it worth your while. So before you decline an unpaid internship, consider every aspect of the opportunity. Learn more about how an unpaid internship works and what incentives are available. Here is a look at the difference between paid and unpaid internships.

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Topics: College Internships, Jobs

Volunteering in College: What can it do for you?

Jul 22, 2017 11:44:00 AM

People choose to volunteer for a multitude of reasons. For some, it gives them a chance to give back to the community or improve the lives of people around them. But others volunteer because they are looking to gain skills and connect with like-minded people. Regardless of the reason, volunteering can do more for you than you may realize.

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Topics: College Internships, Jobs

Career advice for millennials

Jul 13, 2017 4:07:00 PM

Here’s the most important thing for you to know about your career: you can decide exactly how it will look.

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Topics: College Internships, Jobs

How to select college courses employers will love

Jun 29, 2017 11:02:00 AM

For new grads, employment hinges on just a few variables. What type of work experience do you have, and what have you learned on the job? What interests you, and why are you approaching the employer about the opportunity? And then, the great divider for entry level applicants: how did you perform academically?

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Topics: College Internships, Post-Graduate Employment

Internship Summit at State House

May 2, 2017 9:37:46 AM

Providence, RI (May 1, 2017) – Employers and students gathered today at the State House in recognition of the important role that internships play in developing a skilled workforce, retaining the best talent in Rhode Island, and opening up opportunities for new college graduates. The event, the Bridge.jobs Internship Summit, commended employers for their exemplary internship programs, provided opportunities for students to learn strategies to increase their employability, and fostered connections between RI employers and college students through networking opportunities.

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Topics: College Internships

How to make money on campus

Jan 30, 2017 11:10:00 AM

Sure, everyone’s happy to remind you that college should be the best time of your life. But what they don’t seem to remember as fondly is the more or less constant financial restriction and stress that comes with it. College students are, let’s face it, a broke bunch.

There are plenty of ways to make money amidst the pressures of a busy schedule while continuing to prioritize academics at the same time. Here are some of our favorites.

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Topics: College Internships