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As an intern, there can be a great deal of pressure to learn new skills, adapt to a workplace environment and impress management.  In this environment, it can be easy…

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What Underemployment Means to College Graduates

Underemployment is defined as “the condition in which people in a labor force are employed at less than full-time or at jobs inadequate with respect to their training, skills, or…

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The 2018 Louis Stokes Scholar Internship: A Paid Summer Legal Experience

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Louis Stokes Scholars Program is an amazing opportunity for college students – or high school students who will be enrolled in college in 2018 –…

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The Elements of Fine Art Applied to Your Internship

I walk into an empty classroom at Polaris Career Center and take an open seat as I unpack my supplies. I’m an obvious “newbie”; my palette is stark white, the…

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Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Landing an internship is one of the most exciting and valuable experiences a student can have. Internships provide students with an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience, develop skills, and…

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Take Action: Be the Key to Finding a Great Career

Take Action:  Be the Key to Finding a Great Career

Some people have career goals from a young age.  For the rest of us, exploring interests is a great way to find a career we enjoy.  College can be one…

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Your Summer Internship: The Ultimate Test Drive

Your Summer Internship: The Ultimate Test Drive

Imagine that the car you bought during high school has finally given up. Repairing the countless problems cost much more than the car is worth, so you decide that it…

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Have a “Ball”: The Power of Embracing the Bold & Brave in Your Internship

Have a “Ball”: The Power of Embracing the Bold & Brave in Your Internship

A very wise woman once said to an audience full of her adoring fans, “I’m not funny. What I am is brave.” That was none other than comedian Lucille Ball,…

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5 Types of Students That Need Internships the Most

5 Types of Students That Need Internships the Most

If you’re like most students, you’ve thought about an internship—but you’ve also wondered if it’s really worth pursuing. Your teachers, parents, and maybe even your peers have stressed the importance…

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Are Small Businesses Worth Interning For?

Are Small Businesses Worth Interning For?

As a prospective intern, it's natural to feel drawn to large corporations, which tend to offer high-paying internships in glamorous sectors, with the potential for appealing full-time jobs when the…

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