Etiquette For an Intern Newbie

In some ways, being an intern is like being a freshman again-you're lower than entry-level, you've never worked in a professional environment, and you'd really like to avoid committing any embarrassing blunders. Common sense...

Eight Tricky Interview Questions

The vast majority of job seekers admit to emotions ranging from mild uneasiness to downright panic leading up to their interviews. The good news is there have been no reported cases of job seekers...

Writing a Winning Cover Letter

In the job application process, the cover letter usually represents the first opportunity you have to communicate directly with a hiring organization.  Smart jobseekers take advantage of this opportunity to engage the hiring organization...

5 Things Your Cover Letter Must Cover

Your cover letter is your opportunity to, succinctly, tell the employer why you are the best fit for the job. Think of it in terms of a personal marketing piece that augments your resume....

Follow-Up Letters Win Jobs

Most job seekers neglect to write a letter, assuming that once they leave the interviewer's office the interview is over. Well, it isn't. The interview process extends beyond the one-on-one meeting and it is...

How Should I Calculate a Part-time Rate?

Q. When accepting a part-time position in an office and asked about salary requirements, what is the appropriate thing to say? How can you compare a part-time to a full-time salary? A. In any negotiation,...

Finding a Guide: The Value of Having a Professional Mentor

A strong mentoring relationship is built on collaboration and the commitment to the professional development of one or both of its participants. While in the typical mentoring relationship, one participant has more experience, skill,...

Moving On and In: Relocating for Your Summer Internship

Landing a summer internship at UMI Publications brought Ben Sherman one step closer to his dream of working in sports journalism. Sherman, 20, was hired to assist in the development of the publisher's ACC...

Sample Resume: Finance

Joe James 123 Main St Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com OBJECTIVE : Position as financial or investment advisor with a leading investment firm, specializing in the management of large corporate assets. CREDENTIALS : CFP, 199 NASD 6 And 7 NASD 63 EXPERIENCE : Financial...

Interview Tips for Interns

If you've been granted an interview, you're already halfway to getting the exciting internship you've been looking for. Congratulations! Since so many students apply for a limited number of positions, companies generally eliminate candidates...

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