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If you're a typical undergrad or new grad with a summer internship, you're almost to the finish line now.
The upside to a disappointing internship is that internships typically have a set duration. You're never truly "stuck" in any situation, but internships are especially temporary.
Thousands of college students are finishing internships this month before heading back to their campuses. If you were one of those students lucky enough to land a selective internship at a top company, these last few days on the job are critical.
Landing your dream internship is only the first step to becoming a dream intern, so hopefully you've gotten the hang of it by now.
I've worked with interns for the last 20 years in corporate America and for the last decade as an entrepreneur. Here is how I've seen interns and staff add value.
This is what helped me achieve my dreams, and I still use these tips today to keep working on my dreams. It does take hard work, but trust me -- it does pay off.
Although the clock is ticking down, there is still time for students to find the right summer internship. Here are my top five tips for what students can be doing now.
A concise, upbeat and professional message in the body of the email that expresses interest in the available internship goes a long way and gives you the opportunity to wow the employer with your clean writing before they even open your resume.
Parents and students expressed frustration that most internships are unpaid and that many universities now require students to enroll in a class. Hopefully, I can provide some answers to those of you who get frustrated or need more insight to internships.