By Lindsey Tanner
CHICAGO -- One in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation, a study finds. That's a poorer showing than those with other disabilities including those who are mentally disabled, the researchers... Read More »
"How many Ping-Pong balls can you fit in a school bus?"
A ridiculous question? Perhaps, but it's what you're likely to be asked if you are interviewed for a high-paying internship at Google, according to a new report compiled by Glassdoor, an online careers community. Read More »
NEW YORK -- The dream of using an internship as a gateway to an entry-level job is back.
Employers plan to increase their summer internship hires by 8.5% in 2012, the biggest year-over-year increase since before the recession, according to a survey of 280 companies put out last week by the National... Read More »
By Anthony Cintron
Finding yourself after retiring from your career can be very exciting; it is a new beginning. With this new chapter of your life, you will get to take a look at things that really make you happy and what you are passionate about. Whether you need the extra income, or you need the personal... Read More »
By Rachel Zupek Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder
Although college students have just gotten in the full swing of fall semester, they should already be thinking about internship opportunities come spring. Faced with an improving but still uncertain job market, it's imperative to get a leg up on other job... Read More »
By Kelly Eggers
If you're in your final year of college, be warned: the rumors about landing a job in this economy are true. You should be taking steps today, not next semester, to prepare yourself.
An April 2011 survey conducted by Braun Research on behalf of Adecco Staffing U.S. found that 71 percent of... Read More »
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A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that more than 61 percent of college students with a paid internship in the for-profit sector received job offers upon graduation. Amber Rinehard was one of those fortunate interns... Read More »
What generation has been more devastated by the Great Recession than the one just entering the workforce? Though they have been pilloried for their sense of entitlement, the members of the millennial generation are the envy of no other for the challenges they face in establishing themselves in this... Read More »
One of the main reasons to research a college before applying is to find out what life would be like if you choose to attend that school ... what your classes would be like, what kind of dorm room you'd live in, what you'd do on weekends and how far away from home you'd be.
But perhaps even more important... Read More »
"If I could just get my foot in the door, I know I could make it BIG!" How many times have you heard that? If a budding journalist, for example, could just get someone at Rolling Stone to take a look at their work. Or if a potential music magnate could have a minute of Jay-Z's time?
Whether you're a... Read More »
I read Ross Perlin's recent editorial in The New York Times, "Unpaid Interns, Complicit Colleges," with great interest and not a small bit of dismay. As an employment lawyer who has represented employees for 25 years, I wasn't surprised to see that so many for-profit employers are still getting it wrong. The... Read More »
Internships are a great way for students to learn important business skills, build a more impressive resume, launch critical networking relationships, and even open doors to land a permanent job after graduation. AOL Jobs turned to Bob Franco, assistant director of the Career Center at Seton Hall University... Read More »
Millennials, those 18-29 year olds, are on the way to becoming the most educated generation in America, says Pew Research. Conversely, Millennials are also on the way to becoming the most jobless segment of the population, with only about 41 percent of them having full-time jobs, notes Pew Research.
In fact,... Read More »
There is a call for interns for a documentary a la Michael Moore on a Craigslist's California help wanted ad. It notes that:
1. The internships are not paid, demand 20 hours a week for a minimum of two months, and require writing for the documentary and a blog.
2. The film isn't fully funded, but when it... Read More »
Traveling around the world to exotic locations and doing nothing more strenuous than sipping fabulous, fragrant teas may sound too good to be true, but for one lucky recent college grad that dream will become a reality. In an effort to help those who have just graduated and are struggling to navigate the brutal... Read More »
By Geoff Roth
What is it like to actually be on one of the world's best summer internships? A couple of months ago, I wrote about a summer internship with Procter & Gamble. The company was interviewing for two guys to travel to Switzerland and Fiji to promote a new line of Old Spice deodorants by competing... Read More »
After a week of pulling "all-nighters" to ace mid-term exams, it is natural for many college students to spend the following week unwinding at a tropical oasis for Spring Break.
However, some students are starting to forgo the week at the beach. Instead, they are getting valuable experience in their respective... Read More »