Internships: Necessary or Nonsense?

If you’re a college student, it’s likely you’ve felt the inescapable pressure of finding an internship. Your parents and grandparents found jobs without them, so why do you need one?  Our generation is expected to thrive in a time where unemployment rates are skyrocketing, technological advances are eliminating jobs by the thousands, and the...

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9 Summer Jobs for College Students

Summer is almost here! Finally, no more homework and tests to worry about until Fall rolls around. Time to enjoy the warm sunny weather. What are your plans once the semester is over? Perhaps find a summer job to make some extra cash? Yeah, yeah, we know working is no fun, especially when you know its nice out and you just want to relax and enjoy i...

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How To Survive College Career Fairs

The classic and most often heard reason for attending college is to earn a degree and eventually get a job. Besides finding a field that you’re interested in and developing your knowledge about that specific field, the key to finding an internship or a job is networking. When it comes down to it, today’s job market is very competitive. ...

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Discovering Professionalism in College

Throughout college, there are several ways to develop professionalism. College education is meant to transform high school students into young professionals that are ready to pursue their chosen career path in the real world. After three years of college, I’ve discovered that there are numerous ways students can build their professionalism....

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You Need Experience to Get Experience: Advice On Post-College Success

We’re in college, we’re grown up and the responsibilities just keep on growing. Regardless of any student’s major or where they go to school, we all go through struggles at one point or another. In other words, college is hard. There’s no doubt about it. Besides all the homework, time management is a whole other challenge we...

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The Importance of College Internships

The word “internship” sometimes has a strange stigma attached to it. For many people, the idea of a college internship means a poor, unpaid college student doing grunt work for a corporate boss. Some people may think that an intern’s duties go no further than making copies and going for coffee runs. Not exactly an appealing idea. But the fact...

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The Best Jobs To Have In College

Working and going to school full time is a difficult task. Time management is essential and you do not want to be overly stressed. Often times it is hard to find a job that will work around your schedule or give you a month off for Christmas break. But there are some jobs available that can actually make work fun and manageable. On-campus jobs are ...

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Should I Get A Job During College?

Getting a job in your teen years is something most do not look forward to. Yes, it’s awesome having your own money to spend on whatever you want; but doing the actual work part is typically dreaded. Although most students just work part-time, a job can still be very time consuming. Whether or not you should look for a job your first year of colle...

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