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Want a Summer Internship? Here are the 6 Things You Need to Know

So you’re a college student and while you really want a summer internship, you either haven’t gotten around to working on it or have made some inroads but given up. The good news is there are still plenty of internships available if you’re willing to apply yourself to the task. You should know that the most competitive, structured and paid internships are mostly gone by now. And because of the regulations around paying interns, some big companies have abandoned their internship programs, so there may be fewer paid internships available.…

Five Things to Do in College to Set You Up for a Great Career

There is an argument raging in this country right now about whether it is the duty of colleges and universities to make young people job-ready. Traditionalists argue that colleges should teach students how to think and help them develop a strong knowledge base, and that career preparation is the purview of career centers and employers. Many others, including President Obama, feel that colleges should take more responsibility for their graduates’ ability to get jobs.…

Career Posts: Recommendations this Week

I see many excellent career posts and want to share the best advice with my followers. Here are a few from this week–all substantive, all great advice. 1. I am frequently asked by job seekers who have jobs how to promote themselves on LinkedIn without tipping off their current employers about their search. Here’s step-by-step, sound advice from my friend Chris Perry of Career Rocketeer: How to Keep Your LinkedIn Job Search Undetected While Currently Employed 2.…