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All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience

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Land Killer Internships—and Make the Most of Them!

These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered “naked.” Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads tomorejob offers withhighersalaries—and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.

Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc., whose comprehensive guide reveals insider secrets to scoring the perfect internship, building invaluable connections, boosting transferable skills, and ultimately moving toward your dream career. She’ll show you 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

Turn internships into job opportunities

With exercises, examples, and a go-getter attitude, this next-generation internship manual provides all the cutting-edge information students and recent grads will need to get a competitive edge in the job market. So what are you waiting for?

Synopsis:

This comprehensive guide from “Intern Queen” Lauren Bergershows students how to 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 isseen as weak—and in this tough economy, recent grads need to do whatever they can to get a competitive edge in the job market. Enter Lauren Berger, aka the Intern Queen, whose next generation manual reveals insider secrets to scoring the perfect internship, building transferable skills and connections, and turning internships into job opportunities—covering all the cutting-edge information students (and alternative career-changers) need to get ahead.

About the Author

Lauren Berger, CEO of Intern Queen, Inc. (InternQueen.com), was named one ofBusinessWeek’s “Top 25 Entrepreneurs 25 and Under” in 2009. She blogs for AOL andCosmoGirl, contributes to theWashington Post,has been profiled by theWall Street Journal,New York Times,Los Angeles Business Journal,Seventeen, andYoung Moneymagazine, has appeared onABC News Now,Fox Business,That Morning Show(E!), and has spoken at hundreds of college campuses including Harvard and Bucknell.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments...................................................... ix

Dear Reader.............................................................. xi

Introduction................................................................ 1

chapter 1 The Truth About Internships............................... 5

chapter 2 Find and Land Your Dream Internship.............. 21

chapter 3 Make Over Your Tools...................................... 43

chapter 4 Monitor Your Social Media............................... 65

chapter 5 Rock the Interview........................................... 85

chapter 6 Let’s Get Legal............................................... 121

chapter 7 Welcome to the Internship Preparation Zone.. 135

chapter 8 On-the-Internship Advice................................ 155

chapter 9 After the Internship........................................ 169

Epilogue................................................................. 181

Endnotes................................................................ 183

About the Author..................................................... 187

Index...................................................................... 189

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607741695
Subtitle:
Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Author:
Berger, Lauren
Publication Date:
20120103
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
208

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All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
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"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive guide from “Intern Queen” Lauren Bergershows students how to 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 isseen as weak—and in this tough economy, recent grads need to do whatever they can to get a competitive edge in the job market. Enter Lauren Berger, aka the Intern Queen, whose next generation manual reveals insider secrets to scoring the perfect internship, building transferable skills and connections, and turning internships into job opportunities—covering all the cutting-edge information students (and alternative career-changers) need to get ahead.

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