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For those finishing up college and planning what to do next, this might be the article for you! In fact, if I had this knowledge way back when I was a college graduate, my life might’ve played out differently. So, I’m sharing this with you because this article, How to Find the Right Internship – and Make It Work for You, written by Clicktime.com administration is that invaluable.
You need experience to get a good job, but you need a job to get good experience. What’s a college student to do?
This is the dilemma of undergrads everywhere. Fortunately, there’s a solution: Internships.
According to a recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, 95 percent of employers want to hire people with experience. This includes new college grads.
Since college students most likely do not have much in the way of real-world experience to offer an employer, an internship might be the best way to obtain that experience. So, think carefully before you take that summer position waiting tables, and consider an internship in the field you want to enter instead. (Especially one that pays a stipend!)
Once you’ve landed an internship, focus on getting it right. Success here can mean a reference, recommendation letter, or even a permanent job.
My answer to a Quora question: How do I prepare my long term plan if I want to become a psychologist, philosopher, writer, motivational speaker, music composer, and audio engineer?
Recently, I received a request to answer the question, “How do I prepare my long term plan if I want to become a psychologist, philosopher, writer, motivational speaker, music composer, and audio engineer?” on Quora. Since I haven’t blogged on the topic of aspiring to professionally “wear many hats,”I thought I’d share my consideration of the issues this brings up as it is generally easier to rise through the ranks by specializing in one area. Here’s my answer: Read more of this post