College Internships

5 Things Your Junior Needs to do This Summer to Prepare for Senior Year

As junior year comes to a close, high school students tend to feel overwhelmed by the college planning process. To utilize their time wisely over this coming summer, juniors should try to get ahead on research and prepare their next steps for the break. Come senior year, they will be thanking themselves for starting early.  1. Prepare a challenging schedule for senior year. Your junior should meet with their counselor to determine what classes they’ll…

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The Importance of Being a Leader

  Many Universities seek students who are driven to be a leader. This is because they want a student who can improve their school’s environment by leading a team in an efficient and positive way, for both students and teachers. They are interested in students with optimistic attitudes who can take on responsibility and guide their team in a clear direction. A leader is someone who is reliable and can motivate their team to achieve…

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Summer Internships

Get a jump start on establishing your career by applying for summer internships in your field of choice. While most student internships are based on college credit, there’s been a growing number of companies offering paid internship positions. The most valuable compensation, however, are the professional skills and real-life work experience you will acquire. Since college internships typically run a few months during the summer, maximize your time by taking advantage of the following opportunities: Developing…

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The Value of Internships in College

Imagine yourself as a new graduate: a fancy degree and four years of college education under your belt. You begin searching for jobs, and being a new grad you will be most qualified for “Entry Level” positions. You read the qualifications for the job, and you believe that you fill all except for one: at least one year of experience. One year of experience?! How am I supposed to have one year of experience when…

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