All Work, No Pay

All Work, No Pay

Finding An Internship, Building your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience

Book - 2012
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This guide shows college students (and others) how to find and land impressive internships and get the most out of them, from work experience to networking to resume building. These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered "naked." Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with higher salaries, and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get. In this book the author reveals insider secrets on topics such as scoring the perfect internship, building invaluable connections, boosting transferable skills, and ultimately moving toward a dream career. She shows how to: Discover the best internship opportunities, from big companies to virtual internships ; Write effective resumes and cover letters ; Nail phone, Skype, and in-person interviews ; Know your rights as an intern ; Use social networking to your advantage ; Network like a pro ; Impress your boss ; Get solid letters of recommendation, and Turn internships into job opportunities. With exercises, examples, and a go-getter attitude, this next-generation internship manual provides information students and recent grads need to get a competitive edge in the job market.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781607741688
1607741687
Branch Call Number: 650.14 B496
Characteristics: xii, 194 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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