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How I found my niche--after several years in college

Nearly every high school senior feels the pressure when choosing a major. You barely know how to make your own bed, and every application you fill out asks you to decide a major. You want me to do what? Decide now what I will do for the remainder of my life? How am I supposed to know that? If... http://intm.ch/1wZHhXa
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Last Minute Interview Tips

Preparing for an interview is like staring into a mirror. We may not want to face ours fears.  We might be afraid of being unqualified, or making a mistake on the interview.  So, what is the best way is there to avoid all of this? Many of us pretend the interview is not going to happen and go i... http://intm.ch/13CCkYY
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How To Tell Which Internship is Right for You

How To Tell Which Internship is Right for You | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
      I’ve spoken with many a college student who had a tough time narrowing down his or her opportunities for internship positions, so here is a blog to help you with that decision.  Let’s face it, if you put the word out early and apply to multiple positions, you may be acce... http://intm.ch/1DP2YOj
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A Look Into the Most Stressful, Most Rewarding Job I've Ever Had

A Look Into the Most Stressful, Most Rewarding Job I've Ever Had | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Waking up at 6:00am to freezing temperatures outside of the warmth of my sleeping bag was not an experience I ever anticipated having in my life when I imagined my future as a kid, especially not on a regular basis. Stepping off of my cot onto gravel while rubbing my eyes as I mentally prepare... http://intm.ch/1yTVwyf
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Wrapping Up Your Internship

Wrapping Up Your Internship | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
This time of year, students are overwhelmed with final exams, projects, preparing for next semester and advising…oh my! For those who are also balancing an internship with their course load, this is a great time to evaluate your internship and see how this time and work has shaped your c... http://intm.ch/1zAG9ti
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Tips & Tricks to Be Smart on Social

Tips & Tricks to Be Smart on Social | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
With tech today you can easily share whatever you want, whenever you want, on all social media accounts instantly. Isn’t it great? Not really. If you aren’t careful what you share could lower your chances of landing a job. Picture yourself: a daytime Dr Jekyll ready to graduate, looking f... http://intm.ch/1Afj6T3
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Creative Resumes: When and How To Do Them Right

Creative Resumes: When and How To Do Them Right | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Creative resumes are a minefield. Every so often you’ll see one that goes viral online because of its amazing and unique design, but they’re unique for a reason—most of the time creative resumes are tossed aside by hiring managers. Not many industries require that type of creativity, and so comp... http://intm.ch/1CZTBuE
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Are You LinkedIn to Your Professional Community?

Are You LinkedIn to Your Professional Community? | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Christopher Dela Cruz for InternMatch’s Contributor Platform. If you’re interested in getting involved as a Contributor, learn more here. How connected are you to the business professionals in your industry? Networking is a necessary part of getting ahead in your career. ... http://intm.ch/1yo8pjJ
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The Freshman Advantage

The Freshman Advantage | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
I’ll be the one to say it: freshmen, you have a huge advantage over sophomores, juniors, and even seniors. It’s true that upperclassmen have a better shot at getting top internships, especially in accounting/finance. Often, companies don’t open applications to sophomores or freshmen, but that’s ... http://intm.ch/1tGKrcQ
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The Post-Interview Checklist

The Post-Interview Checklist | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
You just finished your job interview, but you are not sure how you performed. As soon as the interview is over, go to a quiet location and use the following check list to evaluate how you did, and take notes on how to improve for the next interview: My Non-Verbal Communication _ I maintained... http://intm.ch/1HZyhWj
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InternMatch (powered by LookSharp) Acquires Readyforce

InternMatch (powered by LookSharp) Acquires Readyforce | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Interns, recent grads, recruiters and employers–we are thrilled to announce some major news today–InternMatch (powered by LookSharp) has acquired Readyforce.com! Readyforce, like LookSharp, is a San Francisco based company geared towards helping students and recent grads launch... http://intm.ch/1ybFzhD
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Dear Mom: I’m changing my major

Dear Mom: I’m changing my major | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Your career is just that…yours! More often than I would like, I meet students and graduates choosing their career options based on what others want them to do. When I say “others” I most often mean parents or your personal support system. Now, I’m not saying family pressures aren’t something to t... http://intm.ch/1zyRYho
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What Do Oprah, Justin Timberlake, Barack Obama and Bob Marley Have in Common?

What Do Oprah, Justin Timberlake, Barack Obama and Bob Marley Have in Common? | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
They all have mentors that have influenced and shaped their success (Maya Angelou, Pharrell Williams, Michelle Robinson and Joe Higgs, respectively).  Successful people often credit their success to the help of a mentor.  In fact, most hugely successful people have mentors, going back to Plato w... http://intm.ch/1zTvEzU
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How I Launched My Career as a Software Engineer

How I Launched My Career as a Software Engineer | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Back in January 2014, my fellow classmates and I were faced with a daunting task. On top of our portfolio classes, senior projects, electives and an Advanced Multimedia class (where we had to teach ourselves a programming language we were never taught before), we had to find, interview and ... http://intm.ch/1zFMJxS
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The Art of the InternMatch Profile

The Art of the InternMatch Profile | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Perfecting your InternMatch profile is actually very simple. Done right, it takes no more than 15-20 minutes and can save you weeks – even months – of painfully slow job searching. With a complete InternMatch profile employers can actually find you (based on your credentials and ... http://intm.ch/1J4JUvz
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How and Why to Write Follow-Up Emails [Template Included]

How and Why to Write Follow-Up Emails [Template Included] | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
After attending an event, whether it be a career fair, networking event, or conference, it is always necessary to send a follow-up email. It’s a good way to thank people you spoke to for their time and insight. It shows them that you understood what the conversation was about and that you... http://intm.ch/1ACIHFv
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Managing Expectations

Managing Expectations | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
When college begins, it feels as if you have all the time in the world ahead of you. Life seems to stand still for the small period of time that you’re an underclassman. Freshman and sophomore years are a blur, and by the time junior year rolls around, the nervousness starts to set in. There a... http://intm.ch/1zIKbQs
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The H.O.L.I.D.A.Y.S. Guide To Landing An Internship

The H.O.L.I.D.A.Y.S. Guide To Landing An Internship | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
You’ve heard Jingle Bells playing in the grocery store and mall; colorful lights and decorations are appearing wherever you go; much of the country is dealing with the first major blizzard of the winter … so it’s clear that, once again, the HOLIDAYS are upon us! Santa’s... http://intm.ch/1Bargx6
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What You Can Learn From Those Bad Interviews

What You Can Learn From Those Bad Interviews | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
So you didn’t get the job. You made a fool out of yourself and you’re certain that CEO just thought you were insane with your consistent rambles. So what. Yes, so what. As collegiates, we need to know that one, maybe even a handful of unsuccessful interviews are not the end all be all of our car... http://intm.ch/1AfcuE1
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The 4 Things That Actually Matter When Choosing a Job

The 4 Things That Actually Matter When Choosing a Job | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Plenty of people arrive at college with a set career goal in mind. They know they will be doctors, run international non-profits, or spend their time writing code. For the rest of us, however, choosing a firm direction can be intimidating, to say the least. But believe it or not, you have all... http://intm.ch/12iG0xF
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How to Beef Up Your Liberal Arts Degree

How to Beef Up Your Liberal Arts Degree | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
  So you worked hard in high school and got into a great liberal arts college with a beautiful campus, small class sizes and engaged, informed professors. Awesome. But as graduation draws near and the ill-fated question about your next steps gets asked with an alarmingly higher and higher... http://intm.ch/1tGNJgh
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How to Not Get Depressed When You Graduate College

How to Not Get Depressed When You Graduate College | Job Advice from the Experpts | Scoop.it
Big changes in life often come with a measure of uncertainty, a blend of cautious optimism and fear of what the future may bring.  For college students, the bittersweet finality that graduation from their undergraduate studies represents is certainly one such occasion.  After the celebratory s... http://intm.ch/1tELH01
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Fashion in the Workplace: Intern Edition

Whether you’re a guy or a girl, finding the appropriate office attire when you’re an intern can sometimes be a challenge. Being surrounded by adults who have been doing this for much longer, there is definitely some pressure. If you’re a guy, you have a little less stress than girls. A good idea ... http://intm.ch/1ycN1ZE
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Tips To Finding A Job You Love

The first job at a consulting company was the most wonderful work experience I’ve had my whole career. I was excited, motivated, challenged, and generally happy with my colleagues and clients. I had restless Sunday nights because my mind was constantly churning of new ideas for tomorrow. I d... http://intm.ch/1y3O0eK
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Moving Cities for an Internship

Personally, I’ve never moved out of town for an internship. However, two of the coolest and smartest girls I know have. Alexandria Hodge and Kelsey Hutchinson both moved to New York City for their respective internships. Alexandria worked as a literary awards, marketing and prison writing intern ... http://intm.ch/1xX4o5J
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