Tag «Get Hired As An Intern: Land the Internship of Your Dreams»

Unpaid Internships Perpetuate Wealth Inequality

  Unpaid internships perpetuate wealth inequality By Emma Lane, Asstistant Opinion Editor, The Los Angeles Loyolan   Since the beginning of college, I’ve been told time and again the importance of internships. They can help you discover a passion in the professional world, give you valuable work experience and even connect you to a post-grad …

How to Land the Perfect Intern

  How to land the perfect intern By Gabrielle Braud   Two years into law school, Emily Umhoefer couldn’t decide on which type of law she wanted practice. Looking for clarity, she turned to an internship, landing a highly coveted position as a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of …

How to Develop an Effective Internship Program at Your Company

  How to Develop an Effective Internship Program at Your Company Internship programs can help develop your recruiting efforts. By Tony Delmercado   How do you get a job without experience and how do you get experience without a job? Let’s address this age-old question from the business owner’s perspective: How do I find the …

Don’t Get Sued By Your Intern

Ignore the idea that interns are free labor.   The Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.  If each of the following six criteria listed below are met, an employment relationship …

Choosing the perfect intern the right way

  Choosing the perfect intern the right way By Disha Kathuria The internship phase is the Rainbow Bridge or star gate on the career path. It is the transitory period where freshly moulded minds leave the safety of the theoretical world of books, assignments, and exams, for the practical world. Not only is this phase …

Start A Summer Internship Search On Cyber Monday

  Start A Summer Internship Search On Cyber Monday by purchasing the ebook “Get Hired As An Intern: Land the Internship of Your Dreams”           Nicki Sanders, The Packaged For Success Coach, is an Adjunct Professor with an extensive background in developing and managing internship programs. She is a skilled program …

The Rise of Virtual Internships: Universities, Students and Companies Can Benefit From This New Form of Engagement

  The Rise of Virtual Internships: Universities, Students, and Companies Can Benefit From This New Form of Engagement Teleconferencing, chat messaging and emails transformed the way we do business a long time ago, in recent years, technology has also changed the way we learn with massive open online courses or MOOCs. It’s only natural for internships …

Paid Internships Impact Diversity

  Want more journalists of color? Help pay for their internships. By Meredith D. Clark, Ph.D. Internship season — that fall push for applications that often separate the folks working in media from the people with media-related degrees — is now upon us, and with it comes an inflection point. If we want more journalists …

Should Interns Be Paid? The Debate Rages On

Should Interns Be Paid? The Debate Rages On By Justin Bariso, Founder, Insight   The opinions are polarizing. What do you think? Ah yes, the internship.   It’s where many of us fine-tuned our coffee brewing skills, and got our first taste of work in the real world.   A few days ago, American businesswoman Ivanka …

Yes, Ivanka Trump, Interns Should Get Paid. Here’s Why

Yes, Ivanka Trump, Interns Should Get Paid. Here’s Why By Justin Bariso, Founder, Insight   Ivanka Trump recently tweeted advice from her (apparently) unpaid interns. Here’s why she should reconsider her position.   In the working world, an internship can be a remarkable learning opportunity, a great jump-start to a new career.   But should interns …