College is said to be ‘the time of your life’, but in saying that – it is a very busy time of your life. From the get go, you’ll know how many credits you’re taking and how many hours a week in class that means. But then all the other elements factor in.

You may have a part time job, one that you may need to be able to afford to go to college, and depending on your chosen degree, you may have an internship as well.

With all these responsibilities, you will have to be figure out a way that works for you to balance it all.

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Social Media has become vital to the majority of companies that you will be applying to internships for. Nothing looks better than going into an interview with content to show the interviewer 🙂

That blog you started four years ago will help show your writing skills. And the Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn account will help show your potential boss that you are knowledgeable in how to use the most popular social media sites.

Going into your first day of the internship armed with your social media skills will make the whole process much easier, you more confident and the whole experience will definitely be more enjoyable!

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After all the time you’ve put into it, after all those emails you’ve sent out, you’ve finally been asked to come in for an interview – congratulations!

All you need to do now is make sure you show yourself in the best light possible (that should be easy, seeing as you’re already pretty darn fantastic). I’m going to share with you the four things that help me prepare for interviews, so read on, fellow job/internships seekers!

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You got the internship you’ve applied for, and were delighted to start. It might have been a bit tough at the beginning but you got into the flow or things and are happy with it.

Or maybe that’s not how it went for you. You tried your hand at it, decided to stick with it for a while longer before realising that it’s definitely not for you. There’s no shame in quitting your internship if it turns out it’s not what you were hoping for. It’s better to pull back and regroup instead of wasting your – and the company’s! – time on something that won’t help.

You sat and thought about it long and hard and decided to quit. Be sure to remember those following few things to make life easier for you and the company.

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I’m always surprised by how few people I know are using LinkedIn. It seems like a pretty common sense thing to me: it doesn’t matter if you’re still in school, have an internship or a stable job, you need a LinkedIn profile. It’s the Facebook for professionals, allowing you to portray yourself in the best light possible. Whenever you apply for a job, you can be quite sure that the recruiter will Google you, so why not make sure they find your LinkedIn profile, where they can learn more about you as an employee?

Whether you have a LinkedIn profile, or are just thinking of creating one (give yourself an edge this exam season, instead of YouTubing cats, create a LinkedIn profile, seriously!), read on to make sure that you know what you’re doing with it!

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The summer break is nearly upon us. You’re probably spending all your free time (if you still remember what that is, of course) wondering what to do after your exams for which you’re preparing. You probably think it’s too late in the year to apply for an internship for the summer but that’s definitely not true. Check out the listings of internships we have up on our website, stalk websites of companies you’re interested in, reach out through the grapevine to find out if there are any internship opportunities still open for this summer.

Why should you bother doing an internship this summer, you ask? Read on and I’ll tell you.

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Being a student, working is always a tricky subject- managing the balance between funds and college work always proves to be a difficult one. Part time work is usually the least fun – working in a an environment your not interested in to get a bit of money versus working in your dream job with a lot of work and no money. Its always a hard decision to make, hopefully these Pro’s and Con’s will help you make that all important decision.

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Style is eternal, fashion is forever. Are you always keeping up to date with the newest trends, what’s hot and what’s not? Do you spend all of your money in the likes of TopShop or River Island? If you’re mentally ticking all of these boxes in your head it looks like you should try your hand at doing a fashion Internship.

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When you’re thinking about taking an internship, you probably thing of big names – Google, Facebook, Louis Vuitton, Vogue, Microsoft, IBM, Anheuser-Busch, The Times. Being able to intern for a big name company is great, don’t get me wrong. It looks amazing on your CV but it doesn’t always teach you as much as you’d like it to.

Smaller companies might not be as prestigious, but interning for them can definitely be rewarding. Not to mention that there’s a higher possibility of a full-time job after your internship ends, if you’ve impressed your bosses! Read on to find out five reasons why you might want to take up an internship with a small company.

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There’s no denying that an internship can impact your life – positively or negatively. Either way, deciding to take up an internship can teach you valuable life lessons, not only new job skills. Whether you make use of those lessons later on in your life is entirely up to you, let me show you just how exactly an internship could change your life and why you should consider taking one.

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