Tag: summer jobs

Why Every College Student Should Get an Internship This Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer vacation has plenty of days to spend some lazy afternoons, but college students can always spare a few to explore different career options through internships. read more

5 Alternatives to Expensive Summer Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Can't afford to go to an expensive summer college program? These five alternatives are easier on your wallet but still look good on your resume. read more

Internships 101

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Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

What internship is the perfect fit for you? And once you decide, where do you start? Read on to find out! read more

How to Prepare for Your First Summer After Freshman Year of College

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Student, Elmhurst College

Whether you're excited about summer break or anxious (or both), here's how to make the most of it. read more

Summer Break Can Be a Springboard to Your Future

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Your summer break could mean a lot more for you future than you think! read more

Hate Your Summer Job? Don't Get Hot Around the Collar!

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CEO/Founder, theONswitch; Author

As tempted as you may be to bail on that crummy summer job, take a deep breath and think through your decision. Like poison ivy, rash decisions can leave scars and even have an impact on your future employment options. read more

Other Options for Sweet Summers

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Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

In our last post, we recommended a few summer programs that are still accepting applications. But if your plans don't include attending a formal program, that's no excuse for wasting your summer. read more

How to Rock at Your Summer Job or Internship

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Interactive Marketing Coordinator, Carnegie Communications

It's that time of year where high school and college students are either looking for or starting their summer jobs. No matter what type of job you land, there are a few key tips to keep in mind to make yourself stand out! read more