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Category Archives: Internships

You Still Have to Excel in Your Virtual Internship

Kudos to you for landing a summer internship during this pandemic. In all fairness, we wouldn’t have held it against you if you had not. It has been a trying year and having to abruptly leave campus, many HBCU students did not even … Read More…

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Why Do Internships?

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU students about college life, career activities and opportunities on their campus that encourage career development and building success habits. When answering the question – why … Read More…

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Should I Add my Temp Jobs on my Resume?

Sometimes the most relevant experience you have is the experience from your temp jobs. Use it. Read More…

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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle Professional associations is one of the best tools out there if you are trying to get involved! We spend a lot of … Read More…

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2020 Internships to Explore

Favorite Internships Employers value internships!  For the 7th year in a row, The HBCU Career Center has updated our list of favorite internships.  This year’s list includes 2020 Internships that share vacancies at The HBCU Jobs and Internship Board that students and alumni … Read More…

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Why Internships are Important

If you are wondering why internships are important; the reasons are many! First and foremost – Employers value internships! Whether you are a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior, internships should be a part of your college experience.  In fact, multiple internships should be … Read More…

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Resume Writing Tip – Grab the Recruiter’s Attention

Let me start by saying that recruiters won’t go digging to find the great information on your resume.  They expect to see it right away and so you have to find a way to make recruiters want to actually read it. Research says … Read More…

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Plan to Finish Your Internship in Style

Thousands of college students, including HBCU students, are participating in summer internships all across the country.  If you are one of those students who have secured an internship this summer, your goal should be to finish up your internship in style. What do … Read More…

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