By Lauren Berger
Are unpaid internships dead or more popular than ever? Are they a waste of time or the best use of time? The debate has been going on for years, but last week, a court ruling was issued against Fox Searchlight that is creating ripples. Two unpaid interns who worked on the set of "Black Swan'"... Read More »
Given the high unemployment rate, many new grads might be forced to accept an internship, even an unpaid one. But would you shell over thousands of bucks for a chance to, say, spend a couple weeks interning for no pay at the United Nations? If you think that sounds absurd, you haven't heard of Charitybuzz, a... Read More »
I will say this unequivocally: All college students need to have an internship. I promise many other job candidates will. Employers expect it. More than 90 percent of employers say that students should have at least one internship on their resume, one recent study found. And the summer internship search starts... Read More »
Everyone knows it's terrible out there for young Americans, aka Generation Y or the millennials, who are just entering the workforce.
While the national unemployment rate has slid below 8 percent the past two months, the official tally for Americans between the ages of 18 to 29 was 12 percent in October. Read More »
It's no longer a shock to see a 40-year-old intern. Stay-at-home mothers trying to get back into the workplace and unemployed workers hoping to transition into new careers are accepting internships as a way to get their feet in the door. In fact, many successful retraining programs require that students spend... Read More »
By Lauren Berger
I'm constantly asked for my top tips for young people entering the workplace. I came up with a list, but these apply to workers of all ages. During this tough economy, everyone needs to take the initiative in the job hunt. Here are my top five tips: Read More »
By Alison Green
Internships can be incredible learning experiences, but they can also harm your reputation if you don't conduct yourself professionally during them. Here are the top 10 mistakes interns make, and how they can avoid them: Read More »
If you are just starting your career, how do you get a foot in the door for that first job?According to a new study by Millennial Branding and Experience Inc., the internship or any "real world" experience is the surest route, but positions are hard to get. That catch-22 is at the heart of the crisis of youth... Read More »
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 »
By Heather Huhman
Great news, students: Internship and co-op recruiting for the year 2011-2012 projections indicate that hiring is up.
In fact, according to the Collegiate Employment Research Institute's latest report, 70% of organizations plan to seek interns and co-ops for spring and summer roles in... 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 »
How do I know when it's an appropriate time to hire interns for my startup?
The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to... Read More »
This article originally appeared on Schools.com
By Jon Fortenbury
Lauren Berger did 15 internships during college. She's blown up coffee machines and jammed paper in printing machines. She's received job offers and learned from top-notch professionals. She's interned at Fox and MTV.
But there's one... 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 »
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... Read More »