I may be a commuter chick, but I no longer aspire to be an early bird. More summer job commuting adventures.
I still don’t know what my dream job is, but I do know that I need a job that stands for something I believe in.
Job seekers will be content to jump from internship to internship only as long as the process produces results.
When you are standing in a room filled with big names and half a dozen reporters from other news organizations, you almost stop feeling like an intern.
Internships are an excellent way to develop your industry-related skills, gain valuable work experience, create a network and potentially bridge into employment.
Learning from books is one thing, but actually going in the field helps you prepare for when you will be sent to a major news event as an industry professional.
I am used to walking into a room and greeting people with a simple “hey” or “what’s up?” – but once you fly over the Atlantic it is another story.
Think of internships as short-term positions that allow you to have an insider’s look at various industries, companies, jobs and career paths.
By the end of the week I had been on my first assignments. The most exciting was a press conference about the Tour de France.
Since first impressions are so important, we wanted to know: How can summer interns or co-op students make a good impression during their first week on the job?
Like many young job seekers, I am stuck in a vicious cycle. I don’t have enough experience, so I do not get hired. I do not get hired, so I don’t gain experience.
Multitasking and juggling more than one job and responsibility at a time is a lifelong skill so make the most of this opportunity and have fun!