Resumes Strategies for Landing an Internship

It's safe to assume, that a person seeking an internship doesn't have a ton of work experience... and that's OK! If you are looking to kick-start your career, landing an internship is one of...

Work Experience in Fashion? How to Get a Great Opportunity in Fashion Work

Work experience in fashion can be one of the most challenging positions to find. It's a simple equation of supply and demand and unfortunately there are often not enough opportunities to go around. Imagine boosting...

What to Include on your Internship Resume

Stuck on what to put on your resume? You’d be surprised how much information you can cram in your one page resume. Besides the obvious information such as the quick points about who you are...

Do People Still Move Up Through the Mailroom?

Not too long ago, one of the best ways to break into a company was through the mailroom. In fact, Hollywood power players Michael Ovitz (a top talent manager in the business), Barry Diller...

You Received A Rejection Letter—Now What?

You polish your resume, sharpen your interviewing skills and land an on-campus interview. A few weeks later, you are invited to the corporate offices for a second round of interviews, which you are sure...

Coming to America: How to Get an Internship from Overseas

The Statue of Liberty's motto proclaims, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." But what about the energetic, the collegiate, the ambitious masses yearning to intern in the...
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My Post-Grad Internships at Fashion Magazines in NYC

For an entire year after I graduated from Emerson College in Boston, I did the unthinkable— I worked for free. At 21 years old, it wasn't exactly Pursuit of Happiness, but the thought nagged...

Internships: A Win-Win for Employers and Students

For employers who are looking for the cream of the crop among college-educated, entry-level employees, an internship program is the best way for them to build a pipeline of talented, young professionals. "The market for...

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...

Relocating to a New City After Graduation?

About a year after graduation, I moved to Seattle. By the time I left three years later, volunteering, two internships, three jobs, and intermittent contract work--plus mountaineering, discovering Northwest food and wine, and meeting...

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