Internships

  • What Every Teen Needs To Know About Getting Paid At Work

    What Every Teen Needs To Know About Getting Paid At Work

    On wages, hours, unpaid Internships and breaks

    Getting paid (or getting a learning experience) are the reasons you took that summer job or internship, right? Learn about how to get paid, hours and breaks Continue Reading

  • What Commencement Speeches Aren't Saying

    What Commencement Speeches Aren't Saying

    Get in the door and learn by doing. Here's how

    Commencement season is upon us. Yet, commencement speakers aren't telling recent graduates what the 'real world' job market is really like. Continue Reading

  • What Every Teen (And Parent) Needs To Know About Sexual Harassment At Work

    What Every Teen (And Parent) Needs To Know About Sexual Harassment At Work

    Workplace lessons high schools and colleges don't teach

    If you're entering the workplace this summer (or are a parent of someone who is) then you must learn about sexual harassment. Here's what you need to know. Continue Reading

  • New Jobs Crisis: Unemployed Autistic Adults

    New Jobs Crisis: Unemployed Autistic Adults

    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... Continue Reading

  • Best Companies To Intern For -- And Weird Interview Questions They Ask

    Best Companies To Intern For -- And Weird Interview Questions They Ask

    "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. Continue Reading

  • How To Turn An Internship Into A Job

    How To Turn An Internship Into A Job

    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... Continue Reading

  • Your Second Career: Finding Work After Retirement

    Your Second Career: Finding Work After Retirement

    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... Continue Reading

  • How To Find An Internship That Pays

    How To Find An Internship That Pays

    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... Continue Reading

  • The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

    The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

    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... Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways To Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer

    5 Ways To Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com 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... Continue Reading

  • Are Internships The Golden Ticket Out Of The Recession?

    Are Internships The Golden Ticket Out Of The Recession?

    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... Continue Reading

  • How To Choose a College That Will Get You Hired

    How To Choose a College That Will Get You Hired

    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... Continue Reading

  • Get an Impossible Dream Internship ... for a Price

    Get an Impossible Dream Internship ... for a Price

    "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... Continue Reading

  • Unpaid Interns: Learning Experience or Illegal Exploitation?

    Unpaid Interns: Learning Experience or Illegal Exploitation?

    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... Continue Reading

  • Student Internships: A Great Way to Start Building Your Resume Now

    Student Internships: A Great Way to Start Building Your Resume Now

    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... Continue Reading

  • The Millennial Generation and the Dawn of the 'Eternal Intern'

    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,... Continue Reading

  • Interns Wanted for Documentary

    Interns Wanted for Documentary

    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... Continue Reading

  • Get the World's Tastiest Internship

    Get the World's Tastiest Internship

    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... Continue Reading

  • On The Job: Update from the Old Spice Interns

    On The Job: Update from the Old Spice Interns

    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... Continue Reading

  • Spring Break Internships: 3 Tips for Securing the Perfect Interim Job

    Spring Break Internships: 3 Tips for Securing the Perfect Interim Job

    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... Continue Reading

  • Confessions of a TV Newsroom Intern

    Confessions of a TV Newsroom Intern

    This is what I "get" to do as a television news intern: Go out on shoots in all kinds of weather, log hours of video, catch random sightings of Al Sharpton and, oh yeah, work side-by-side with the people I aspire to be. I do way more than what's required of the average college intern, and that's why it's taken... Continue Reading

  • Five Internship Programs You'll Write Home About

    Five Internship Programs You'll Write Home About

    Internships at the right company can kick start the career of a fresh graduate -- but not all intern jobs are created equal. During the past few years, as the recession has depleted the job market, internships at certain companies have garnered the clout and respect to have students (and their parents) vying for... Continue Reading

  • Career Advice from Kelly Cutrone

    Career Advice from Kelly Cutrone

    On reality TV, from MTV's The City and The Hills to her new show on Bravo, Kell on Earth, Kelly Cutrone is known for telling it like it is and getting the job done. As the founder and CEO of People's Revolution, a top fashion PR company with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, Cutrone organizes major... Continue Reading