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How to Choose the Right Summer Job as a College Student

Whether you head home or stick around campus when school lets out for the summer, one thing’s for sure: now is the perfect time to get a summer job. Not only can a summer job help you save money for the upcoming school year — to go toward tuition, room and board, or even buying textbooks online— but also, it can set you up with valuable experience in your chosen career path. If you’re a pre-law major, working for a local law firm during summer breaks is a great way to step into the field, for example. If you’re an English education major, tutoring students shows you’re passionate about your intended career. More...

How to Transition from Living on Your Own to Living with Your Parents for the Summer

 

Now that you have at least a full year of college under your belt, you probably are feeling a lot more independent and self-reliant. You have learned how to manage your work, studies and friends. But now you are moving back into your parents’ house for the summer and that is a whole new challenge in and of itself. More...

5 Ways to Stand out at Your Internship so They Never Forget You

 

You always hear about how important it is to make a great first impression on the first day of your internship or job. That’s true, but what may be even more important is the impression you leave at the end of that internship or job. Especially for internships, you want to leave on a positive note because it could lead to another internship or a job offer. Even if it isn’t a job offer with that company, you could get a great reference for a different job. So what do you do to make sure you leave the best impression at your internship? We’ve got a few tips. More...