After a string of high-profile lawsuits, schools have tightened policies for posting summer interns. Conde Nast and other firms have eliminated their internship programs entirely, making for even tougher competition for the positions that remain. Rachel Feintzeig reports on the News Hub.
In Chapter 10 of 13, fashion stylist Lulu Chen learns how the publishing business works from start to finish while working at Hearst and Conde Nast. While at Conde Nast's Self Magazine, Chen works with writers, art directors, photo departments and fashion directors to create the visuals and narratives behind each story.
In Chapter 6 of 10 in her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, fashion stylist Lulu Chen shares how aspiring fashion professionals working unpaid internships need to stay positive and keep trying and building experience. She notes if the love is there, opportunities will emerge. Contacts and relationships matter and Chen shares how they are fundamental to making the transition. Lulu Chen is a New York City based fashion stylist.
There’s a new type of “internship” hitting some college and even high school campuses, and while it has its supporters, some educators are worried about the trend. Co-eds are volunteering to shill for companies in exchange for references and resume fodder.
Summer internships are a popular way for students to get work experience and businesses to get extra help. Small business expert Susan Solovic joins us with some do's and don'ts for hiring summer interns.
In his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, real estate developer Brett Goldman answers "What is Your Approach to Providing Interns an Experience that Prepares Them for a Real Estate Career?" He starts by teaching interns the fundamentals of real estate development research. By going to county registrar offices to understand real estate records, title information, block/lot maps, and title insurance, the interns learn what it means to own real estate and how the real estate ownership process works.
In Chapter 14 of 15 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, media executive Mark Graham answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Graham shares what he does to counsel interns on how to build career skills in an internship and get a full-time job working in media and entertainment. He shares the importance of making connections and keeping in touch with your professional network. Additionally, he shares the importance of saying yes and taking initiative.
College students come home for the holidays with weeks to relax and enjoy their friends and family. But when the holidays end, reality hits: the job search must begin. How can students successfully find a summer internship or entry level job?