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Category Archives: Internships

Why INTERNSHIPS?

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 attending a HBCU, internships should be a part of your college experience and your long … Read More…

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Resume Writing Tip – Grab the Recruiter’s Attention

The recruiter won’t go digging for great information on your resume.  You have to find a way to make them read it. Research says you have under 20 seconds to make an impression on paper.  If you want to impress the recruiters and … 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 We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Know What Employers Want this Fall Recruiting Season

Do you know what employers want from college students who they are interviewing this fall for internships or jobs after graduation next summer? You should know! Learn here and then go meet recruiters in the career center on your campus and create an email Job … Read More…

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Plan to finish your internship in style

HBCU students are participating in summer internships all across the country.  One of your goals should be finish your internship in style.  What do I mean by that? Finish your internship experience positively and in a professional way. How to finish up with … Read More…

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8 Steps to Land the Perfect Internship

The economy is pretty much booming right now with the unemployment rate close to 5%. Although that’s a good indication that there is an internship with your name on it, you won’t get it if you don’t stay “woke” (that means “aware” like … Read More…

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