Category: Career Building

How Olivia Palermo Made the Most of a NYC Internship

How Olivia Palermo Made the Most of a NYC Internship influencer Olivia Palermo

If you follow fashion, or are a reality show junkie and followed episodes of MTV’s The City in 2008, you might know of Olivia Palermo. She often appears in the Page Six best-dressed lists of the New York Post, and is a formidable socialite. The New York-born daughter of a successful real-estate developer (dad) and […]

20 COOLEST INTERNSHIPS TO GRAB IN 2020

20 COOLEST INTERNSHIPS TO GRAB IN 2020

Internships can be the gateway to an awesome career — if you can humble yourself long enough to complete one. Because free and low-wage labor is in demand, plenty of companies will try to woo you to spend a semester or your entire summer toiling away at an entry-level job for college credit. Because you only have so much […]

Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

Companies searching for top intern and entry-level talent in large urban centers such as New York sometimes find pre-employment assessment tests and exercises helpful in this age of talent scarcity. These tools can help ensure that candidates have the right skills, knowledge, experience and aptitude for an internship or open position, but do have limitations […]

Paid vs. Unpaid Internships

Paid vs. Unpaid Internships

There’s no question that internships benefit both interns and employers. Employers can use internships to recruit and screen potential future employees – evaluating the quality of their work, first-hand. Interns can infuse the workplace with enthusiasm, energy and fresh ideas, with the side benefit of motivating current employees to follow suit! On the flip side, […]

Key Lessons Learned from My Summer Internship

Key Lessons Learned from My Summer Internship

Lessons Learned from My Summer Internship When Julia Cione of Dallas, TX interned at AT&T as part of its FLITE intern program, one of the first things she recognized was that the people did not passively work at their jobs. “They actively immerse themselves in their roles — and so do the interns,” she said. […]

Top 5 Social Media Mistakes

Top 5 Social Media Mistakes intern student social media intrnz

One thing to consider as you prepare to make a move to temporary digs like 33 Beekman for your first summer internship in New York: your online reputation matters. The internet has a far longer reach than the education and employment references you offer a hiring manager. In fact,  78 percent of all recruiters check […]

Negotiating a Great Offer (And Why You Should!)

Negotiating a Great Offer (And Why You Should!) Tips on Negotiating a Great Offer

Tips on Negotiating a Great Offer (and Why You Should!) Project yourself into the near future, to that moment when all of your hard work from your summer internship om NYC has materialized into a job offer! Before this moment arrives, give some thought about what you are going to say—do you dare negotiate? Remember […]

5 Things No One Tells You About Internships

5 Things No One Tells You About Internships Intern on a NYC Subway everything you need to know about summer internships in New York

Five Things No One Tells You About Summer Internships In a few short weeks it’ll be intern season and thousands of ambitious students and recent grads will dive into summer internships to get valuable work experience to test-drive a career and embark on a life-altering journey. If that’s you, you’re about to seize opportunities that […]

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