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Ask Nicki About Internships

  I have a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Organization. I am an undergraduate Adjunct Professor who has recruited, trained, supervised and mentored 15 millennial staff and volunteers in the last decade. I’ve also recruited, trained, supervised and mentored 14 interns from 8 institutions in 10 different academic …

Ace Your Internship Interview

  4 Surefire Ways to Win Over the Interviewer By Hannah Morgan Engaging with the interviewer and demonstrating knowledge of the company’s goals will earn you points. After researching your interviewer’s hobbies, interests and alma mater on LinkedIn or the company’s website, you’ll be able to start the interview with some friendly chitchat.   Today’s …

5 Ways to Get the Best from Your Intern

  By Nicki Sanders, MSW   It is a mistake to consider an intern “free labor”. In fact, the Department of Labor has very clear guidelines that distinguish an unpaid intern from a paid employee.     According to The Department of Labor, the following 6 legal criteria must be applied when making a determination …

An Intern Supervisor Is Also A Mentor

  Intern – a person who works as an apprentice or trainee in an occupation or profession to gain practical experience, and sometimes also to satisfy legal or other requirements for being licensed or accepted professionally Mentor – a wise and trusted counselor or teacher; an influential senior sponsor or supporter   January is National …

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

  Many college students who are seeking employment aren’t hired because they lack work experience. Many are unable to gain experience because no one will hire them. Universities require internships and job qualifications specify that a qualified candidate must have certain level of education or experience because the best way to learn is by doing. …

5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression in Your Internship

  You’ve landed the perfect internship and now the real work begins. Don’t count on the impression you made during your interview to get you through your internship. You want to learn and strengthen as many skills as possible while contributing to the overall success for your internship site. It’s time to produce. Here are …

Should I Apply For An Internship After Graduation?

  How To Improve Your Resume If You Lack Work Experience By WorldWideLearn   Searching for your first “real job” after college can be both exhilarating and frustrating. In a perfect world, potential employers would hire you based on your college transcript, your credentials and your willingness to learn. However, in the real world, employers …

When Should I Begin An Internship?

  A college degree is no longer a guarantee of gainful employment. In addition to earning a diploma, you want to graduate college with marketable skills, valuable work experience, and strong letters of recommendation. Although most colleges do not require students to complete internships until senior year, it’s never too early to begin an internship.  …