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The Savvy Intern by YouTern | High-quality, mentor-based internships at the World's Coolest Companies!

The Savvy Intern by YouTern | High-quality, mentor-based internships at the World's Coolest Companies! | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
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The Savy Intern is a blog powered by youtern.com that gives internship advice and tips.

 

Some posts definitely worth reading:

"Does Your Resume Accurately Reflect Your Personal Brand?"

"Internship Prep 101: A Guide for Internship Success"

"Be Remembered: The Do's and Don'ts of Student Business Cards"

"Networking Olympics: Going for Career Gold"

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What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn

What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
A college student's go-to guide on what to post on LinkedIn, and how to establish yourself as an emerging talent in your industry.
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Here is why it is important to not only have a LinkedIn account, but also to update and maintain it:

 

"Thirty-seven percent of surveyed job recruiters identified social professional networks as one of the most important sources for hiring."

 

This article provides insight the etiquette of LinkedIn- something every college kid should grasp.

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The 12 Most Important Online Resources for Job Seekers

The 12 Most Important Online Resources for Job Seekers | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
To find a job or internship in many industries, more and more of your search is now online. You'll find the positions online, and the recruiters will find you t...

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Wonderful resources on enhancing your professional persona through social media. These will help give you an advantage over others who chose not to utilize online resources and tools. 

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Social Media Homework For This Year's College Students

Social Media Homework For This Year's College Students | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Pass this blog post on to college students and Millennials who will be looking for an internship or employment! Great job search advice for the college crowd.

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This is a great reference as to why it is important to use social media to network, especially for job or intern seeking college students!

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Katie Jordahl (kathryn.jordahl388@myci.csuci.edu) 

 

This article is great for students to utilize for their own social media usage as well as professional usage.  In my internship I am constantly using social media to connect with potential donors and business professionals so it is very important for me to present myself in a professional way. This is a must read for anyone who has a social media account and seeking employment currently!  

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How to Make Those "Silly Little Jobs" on Your Resume Shine

How to Make Those "Silly Little Jobs" on Your Resume Shine | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Do you have a few, er, less-than-impressive jobs from your past? Here's how to embrace those experiences—and even use them to land a new gig.
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Do you ever feel like your summer jobs are completely irrelevant to your future or desired field of work? This article helps explain why those work experiences are important to your resume and future! 

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How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
It's that time of year when students ask teachers and employers for recommendation letters. Well, it's always that time of year, isn't it? References are important, whether you're hunting for a job...
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Letters of recommendation or references are often required as a part of the application process. It is important to know how to select and address the people you want to reference you.  

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Purdue OWL: Cover Letter Workshop

This cover letter workshop resource provides a detailed explanation of cover letter objectives and information on each section of the cover letter. The OWL maintains a number of resources on cover letters including more concise materials and PowerPoint presentations. Please refer to these if you cannot find information in this workshop.
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Step by step to writing a strong cover letter.

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How To Dress For An Interview

How To Dress For An Interview | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Lauren Berger, 'The Intern Queen', provides advice to students on how to dress for an Interview (Job or Internship). Lauren runs the FREE internship search website, www.quarterlife.com/intern, wher...
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The Intern Queen tells college students the do's and don'ts of proper attire for an interview.

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7 Tips For Internship Preparation

7 Tips For Internship Preparation | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
7 tips for interns before they begin their internship
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Important tips to prepare yourself for internship progress.

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Intern Blog | Ask A Manager's Alison Green Answers Your Questions

Intern Blog | Ask A Manager's Alison Green Answers Your Questions | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Search and find your next internship in the largest database of college internships online. Then use our internship resources including our resume samples, cover letter samples, and tips to help get prepared.

Via DJ Raj-i-Sab
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Once you land an internship, you may need advice how to maximize your experience or to get more involved. Allison Green discusses just how to do that in this article. 

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For the inerns out there, this is a good read as you enter a new environment...

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Obtaining a Successful Internship - Good Qualities that an Intern Should Possess

Obtaining a Successful Internship - Good Qualities that an Intern Should Possess | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
When reaching for an effective internship, there are important traits that interns should remember to become successful. Internships are great opportu...
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Three key qualities any intern should attain regardless of the field or industry they are exploring. 

 

"As long as you have these three qualities you can never go wrong with your internship. Becoming a good communicator, having a good organization skill and being able to embrace changes in lifestyle or job position will make you a better person."- Posted by Sophie from Campusgoal.com

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10 Tips for Finding an Internship

10 Tips for Finding an Internship | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Guest author Dr. Dawn Chandler shares advice on how to find internships.

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How to optimize your internship search

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20 Twitter Resources for Job Hunters

20 Twitter Resources for Job Hunters | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Once you've perfected your Twesume and consulted the Mashable Job Board, take your search to the next level with these 20 Twitter resources.
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A social media alternative to LinkedIn is Twitter. This article provides a list of different Twitter handles that can help you find exactly what you are searching for. 

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How Social Media Can Help You Score Your Next Internship [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Social Media Can Help You Score Your Next Internship [INFOGRAPHIC] | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
More than one-third of employers use social media to research job and internship candidates before they interview — and that number's only going up. Employers plan to hire 8.5% ...
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This infographic tells you how and why social media is becoming important in searching for internships and jobs. A shift in the hiring process is evident through the acknowledgement of social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook. 

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"The Only Resume Advice You'll Ever Need"

"The Only Resume Advice You'll Ever Need" | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
If you have ever been looking for a job I’m sure asked yourself:  “What can I do to make my resume stand out and get an employer to seriously consider me for a job”?   If you Googled the term “resume”, you know that there’s a dizzying array of information and [...]
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Some great advice for sprucing up your resume to help make it look sharp!

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Words to Leave Off Your Resume

Words to Leave Off Your Resume | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
When it comes to looking for a job, what you don't say can be just as important as what you do say. Here are nine phrases and words to leave off your resume. Try

Try simpl...
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Mashable gives advice on how to deter yourself away from using over-used words in a resume. This advice can help you strengthen the initial impression an employer will receive. 

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Tapping In To a Great Resource: Professors | Intern Queen Inc., Find Interns, Get Internships. All with a Personal Touch

Tapping In To a Great Resource: Professors | Intern Queen Inc., Find Interns, Get Internships. All with a Personal Touch | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
I have been blessed to have had some really exceptional professors in my collegiate career. Something I have noticed in my peers is a lack of appreciation for their professors’ knowledge and experience. Also, there seems to be an unwillingness to foster personal relationships with them that could be helpful in post-grad endeavors.
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Developing a relationship with your professors is critical in regards to your future. You may not realize how important it is, but developing those relationships is the beginning of networking within your projected industry. 

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20 tips for mastering an internship interview

20 tips for mastering an internship interview | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
It’s that time of year again—time for many young professionals to interview for a summer internship. Here’s some killer advice for mastering that interview.
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Tips to help you have a successful interview!

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The Ultimate Guide to Following-Up

The Ultimate Guide to Following-Up | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
Search and find your next internship in the largest database of college internships online. Then use our internship resources including our resume samples, cover letter samples, and tips to help get prepared.
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Something as simple as following up with a potential employer after an interview can help you lock in that internship! 

 

"Following-up well is one of the most important and overlooked aspects of getting an internship, so take note."- Nathan Parcells from internmatch.com


The article goes on to give you examples on how to approach following up for different scenarios. 

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6 Tips to Turn an Internship into a Job

6 Tips to Turn an Internship into a Job | College Students Seeking Internships | Scoop.it
So, you're interning this summer. But as great as that looks on your resume, you're ready for a full time job. One that pays a real living wage and offers health insurance! If you’re hoping to turn your internship into a full time job, there are some things you can do to make it happen. The over arching theme, if you want to make your internship into a full time job, is to be professional and do impressive work. In short, your job in those three months is to convince your boss that he/she NEEDS you on the team and that ...
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Are you about to start or complete your senior year of college? Here are a few quick tips on how you can get a job from your internship. 

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