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Four Ways to Turn an Intership into a Full-Time Job

Last summer, I interned at a company that will remain unnamed in New York City with a number of other college sophomores and juniors, and a couple recent graduates. However, one of our fellow interns was about five years our senior- she had graduated college years ago and had continued to hold over ten internships

Three Ways to Save Money While Interning

While unpaid internships may not provide a salary, they typically provide valuable hands-on experience beneficial to one’s career. So, the question is, if one isn’t receiving an income, how does one survive an unpaid internship? Think of the spendings: travel, food, fun, etc. Here are some tips to get the full potential out of your

Internship Make-Up Do’s and Don’ts

You’ve landed the fantastic internship and even shelled out some cash for nice button-downs and sensible heels. But on the morning of your very first day, you stand in front of the mirror and wonder: exactly how should I do my make-up for work? Here are a few tips on how to look pretty and

Five Ways to Survive Your First Day on the Job

It’s the first day of your internship and you are dressed in the outfit you picked out three weeks ago. Directions in one hand and a coffee in the other, you are ready to jump right in. As long as you follow directions and do the work assigned, you can be a good intern and

Six Ways to Pump Up Your Job and Internship Search

As a junior turned early senior, it seems that I rushed for nothing – there’s still no indication of where I’ll be headed on May 23 as the job market is taking it’s sweet time heading back to the pre-recession rates. In fact, according to a recent article in USAToday.com, about three times more workers

Best of College Blogger Advice: Are Hook-up Buddies Healthy?

A fan of committed relationships, I have barely been single since I first set foot in high school hallways. However, I did watch my friends engage in many single-gal-only escapades, like casually dating three guys at once and kissing at least three others on any given night out. But there was always one part of

Best of College Blogger Advice: Friends as Roommates – Good or Bad?

I’m a firm believer that you never truly know someone until you live with them. Specifically, you don’t know your friends as well as you think until you live with them. In some situations, you get to know your friends better and your relationships grow deeper. Case in point: my freshman living experience was amazing.

Best of College Blogger Advice: Why Guys Give You the Cold Shoulder

“Mike, I have formed this unfortunate trend with men. Throughout high school and college, when a guy is no longer interested in me he just starts ignoring me. In some cases, I have even given him ample opportunity to bring up a problem by asking “is everything OK?” Basically, I could tell something was wrong

Best of College Blogger Advice: Dating a Friend of the Ex, Okay or an Absolutely No?

Mike, I really need a guy’s perspective on this. My boyfriend “John” and I went out for two years while we were in high school, and broke up a few weeks before we graduated. We now both go to different colleges–I stayed close to home, he went to a school a few states away. Here’s

Best of College Blogger Advice: Balancing Work and School

When you’re an undergrad, working during the school year can cramp your style. I worked as a research assistant last semester – it was all Excel spreadsheets and Google searches – and I complained about it at every available opportunity. But after talking to my friend Caroline, I realized I had nothing to complain about.
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