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    Students Learn Entry-Level Skills & Network in D.C. Internships

    Students Learn Entry-Level Skills & Network in D.C. Internships
    Oct. 19--Brynn Conapitski got the idea that she might have a career in sports public relations while doing an internship with the Hershey Bears. Now, as an intern at Brotman Winter Fried Communications in East Falls Church, Va., she's even more sure she'll pursue the field after she graduates from Shippensburg University this spring. Conapitski, 22, of Myerstown, snagged the internship ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Internships Can Give You an Edge

    Internships Can Give You an Edge
    If you've ever wondered if you should do an internship while you're in college, here is a clear message for you that will help you make up your mind. "As an employer, hiring someone right out of school can be somewhat daunting," says Melissa Kinsey, senior account executive for Jackson-Dawson Integrated Marketing Communications in Greenville, South Carolina. "However, hiring someone right ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +6
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    This Part-Time Job Can Pay Off Big for Students

    This Part-Time Job Can Pay Off Big for Students
    Teens have faced one of the toughest job markets in decades this summer, leaving college savings accounts hungry for deposits. But students without steady paychecks can feed their college coffers without having to sell their possessions on eBay. I'm talking about scholarships. Like finding a job in a recession, competition for these awards is fierce and growing. Scholarship America, the Bloomington, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Texas Students Find That Washington Internships Can Open Doors for Jobs in Future

    Texas Students Find That Washington Internships Can Open Doors for Jobs in Future
    Aug. 31--WASHINGTON -- Internships have always been touted as a way to build resumes, gain experience and network. But in the grim economy, they have added appeal as job leads. Though the positions often carry only meager stipends, they hold the promise of better paychecks to come. So with full-time jobs scarce, many interns from Texas are scraping by in Washington ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Completely False College Myths

    10 Completely False College Myths
    Whether you believe them or not, these myths are always lurking around the corners of college discussions. Academically-focused or regarding the college experience, these falsehoods detract students from great opportunities every day. It’s time to stop the lies and start getting real. We’d like to put some of these rumors to rest so that you can sleep soundly in knowing the ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +16
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    The Most Demanding Majors

    The Most Demanding Majors
    How much time do you spend studying? It may depend on your major, according to a recent report. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) released an annual report, “Promoting Student Learning and Institutional Improvement: Lessons from NSSE at 13,” which details how much time students spend studying in comparison to their chosen majors. While we know that all majors require ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +23
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    20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

    20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By
    Nobody can give you a guide on how to live your life or a step-by-step manual on how to accomplish the things you strive for. People can, however, make suggestions on how to go about your life and approach situations. Maybe they don’t all apply to your particular situation, but it’s helpful to take a step back one in a while ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +17
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    Steps to Success

    Steps to Success
    The entire goal of graduating from college, at least for most students, is to land a great job. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, most students know that the ideal situation of having a job upon graduation is more often the exception than the rule. Getting through college is half the battle – and it’s something all students need to keep in mind. ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +15
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    3 Ways Unpaid Internships Pay

    Like many college students, I didn’t understand how vital internships are until late in my academic career. I had that natural student mindset that, “everything would be okay” and, “I’ll land a job somehow after graduation.” If I hadn’t attended a professional development workshop supported by my fraternity’s alumni association, I would have learned the hard way I’m not entitled ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Spring-Semester Timeline for Landing a Summer Job

    Spring-Semester Timeline for Landing a Summer Job
    Want to land an extraordinary summer job? College career counselors have some blunt advice for you: Get going. Now. "I emphasize with job searchers that it takes three to five months to find a summer job," says Andrea Dine, associate director of the Career Development Center at Macalester College. Becky Hall, central career development coordinator at the University of Minnesota and ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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    12 Grad School Survival Tips

    12 Grad School Survival Tips
    Ah, graduate school. What a completely unique experience - or so they say. Because, the truth is, when you're a grad student, nobody really gets you, right? Wrong! We do! Not only do we know what you're going through, but we want to help you get through it, too. It's pretty scary in graduate school, too. It's basically, like, sink or ...
    Published 8 months ago | Rated: +27