Category Archives: Internships

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Quick Tip: Don’t Miss Early Internship Deadlines

Even though classes have barely started, there are a number of internship (and job) deadlines that come very early in the fall. Opportunities in consulting, government and journalism, to name a few, can have application deadlines as early as September! Head to your campus career center within the first weeks of class and attend any orientation sessions provided. Plan to […]

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Questions Answered: Should I date my co-worker?

Question: I’m interning at my dream company for the fall and spring semesters. Things have been going really well, but here’s my question. There’s a guy in my department that I’m really into. He is definitely interested in me, too. He is a full time, regular employee. I asked around and there doesn’t seem to be any policy against dating. Would dating him ruin my chances of getting a full time offer at this company? – Lyanne, Lubbock, TX

Answer: First, congratulations on landing an internship at your dream company. Any time we try to mix our work and personal lives, things can get a bit tricky. The first thing I would suggest is getting in touch with your Human Resources department to get confirmation that a dating policy does not exist. Also find out if there’s a policy against employees dating interns, which may be considered a different situation than employees dating one another. Next, check with your school to find out if there is a college policy about interns dating co-workers. You just want to check all your bases.

There are a few other things to consider, as well: (more…)

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Find Me a Job: How to Score a Job Before Your Friends

We have often said that the process of finding a job or an internship is a full time job! It takes time, careful research, a good support network, and a bit of good luck. To give you a bit of extra help this this holiday season, we’d like to let you know about an online job search course, “Find Me A […]

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Stay Connected Once Your Internship is Done

Guest Author: William Frierson is a staff writer for CollegeRecruiter.com. Website: http://www.collegerecruiter.com/ Has your internship been a success? If you enjoyed your experience and want to find a more permanent position with that employer, then tell him or her. Even though your internship may be over, your job search is not. That’s why it is important to stay connected to […]

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