Finding Your First Internship

Top Places to Intern (And Get Paid)

Looking for an internship that pays and has a great internship program? You may not have to look any further than Glassdoor's list of the Top 20 Highest Rated Companies Hiring Interns Right Now.

The list is compiled by rankings from interns, level of interview difficulty and average monthly base pay, all good indicators of which companies treat their interns the best.

New Year, New Chic: Finding an Internship/Job

During the holidays, most college students spend their time visiting and traveling with their families and friends. Students are given the chance to take a break from their busy semester schedules and relax instead.

This past holiday break, I came to the panicked realization that I was about to graduate in less than five months and that I didn’t know where to turn for jobs and internships.

The process was stressful and at times a bit overwhelming. I realized my security blanket of college was about to be uncovered as I began to focus on what people love to refer to as “the real world.”

Interning 101: What You Need To Know

The first day of my internship, I made sure to leave early. Tardiness is not an attractive first impression! I sat in the waiting room before they unlocked the office, but at least I was on time and prepared.

I had checked the directions carefully before heading out. Parking takes some time on the first day, so if that’s a factor, be sure to add that in as well. Also make sure to prepare the necessary documents. Paperwork is often a substantial part of the first day, so being able to properly fill everything out is a must.

Cleaning Up Your Social Media Image

By Marissa Kameno, graduate student at Quinnipiac University These days, your Google search results page could mean as much (if not more) than your resume. Employers have access to a plethora of social media accounts and online profiles — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, the list goes on. And the sad truth is that at each

5 Basic Necessities for Your Resume

By Ashley Tripp, Student at the University of Alabama You walk through the front doors of the building to let the receptionist know you are there. The receptionist then asks for you to wait outside in the lobby until you are called upon. Moments later you hear your name and begin walking through the doors.

Take Your Job Search to the Next Level With Social Media

Guest blogger Brittany Berger is a senior mass communications student at the University of Delaware and public relations specialist at She serves as publicity chair for a campus honor society, is technical chair for the campus dance marathon and is in a sorority. She loves tweeting and blogging at You use social media

How to Stand Out And Shine During Your Internship Application Process

By Tracey Rector, Alumna of IUPUI With internship applications due in the next few months, now is the time to plan and strategize. Employers love someone with a high GPA, but what can separate you from other applicants is experience — making internships are a must. For starters, it helps you get an inside look

Eight Tips to Help College Graduates Make Professional Connections – And Get Hired

Maribeth Kuzmeski, author of “The Connectors: how the World’s Most Successful Businesspeople Build Relationships and Win Clients for Life,” offers up some tips for new grads looking to make connections that will help them professionally for years to come. We’ve published several of them here and for more information you can check out her website

Six Ways to Pump Up Your Job and Internship Search

As a junior turned early senior, it seems that I rushed for nothing – there’s still no indication of where I’ll be headed on May 23 as the job market is taking it’s sweet time heading back to the pre-recession rates. In fact, according to a recent article in, about three times more workers

How to Beat the Job Search Blues (On the Cheap!)

College is supposed to be the best time of our lives, right? But the number one complaint out of all students lips is how much it costs. Registration, books, and living fees all add up, but we still have to find a little bit of room for fun too. If we lived in a big-time