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How to Be a Super Intern This Summer

Congratulations…you’ve landed an awesome internship for the summer! Since you’ve done this, I’m assuming you know the basics of dressing appropriately, not abusing your internet privileges, and being polite to the people that actually work there. If you don’t, then you may be in store for a rough next two months. Obviously, don’t be lazy, […]

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The Super Intern–Digitize Your Resume

2010 was a great year to be graduating from college and entering the real world! Obviously it was not, myself like many other graduate school and undergraduate seniors were settling for unpaid and paid internships. I applied for one at a PR firm in Atlanta and made it to their final round of interviews. I […]

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Event Recap: 105 Voices of History Concert

Last night, I attended the debut of the 105 Voices of History: Historically Black Colleges & Universities National Concert Choir. The group’s inaugural showcase was held at the historic, Grand Ole Opry House. Special guest host, Pastor Shirley Caesar kicked off the show as only she could. The choir, that is made up of various […]

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Dive in to Uncharted Waters!

Almost a year after my friend has graduated she still is struggling to find a full time job in her desired field. She recently asked me for advice and I find that it is the same advice I have given to other friends. We have to remember that everything is not going to go exactly […]

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Starbucks Can Help Your Networking Skills

Good networking is an acquired skill. And just like any acquired skill, practice makes perfect.  In a business development class, i was told that networking is like farming; you have to cultivate your relationships over time. Some people try to treat networking like they are hunting; they go after the biggest kill and hope what […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of an Internship After College

I graduated from college in May 2010 and like so many recent graduates, I had trouble finding my dream job. I know once you get your degree, you expect the job offers to come pouring in, but that’s just not the case. Two weeks after I graduated I began an unpaid summer internship at the […]

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