Create Your Own Internship

Still looking for that perfect summer internship but not really finding the “ right” internship in those guides and on-line postings? Maybe it’s time to look at this a little differently! You don’t need to find and internship that already exists— you can create one! As you may know, as many as 80% of all […]

World of Work: Allie Tompkins '10, National Prison Project Intern for the ACLU Foundation

Allie Tompkins ’10 National Prison Project Intern for the ACLU Foundation Washington, DC Major: Political Science/Global Studies How would you describe what you do on a typical day? As an intern, I come into the office 5 days a week for a half day. I answer letters from inmates writing the prison project for assistance, […]

Communicating Professionally via Email

In today’s tech-savvy world, knowing how to communicate appropriately via e-mail is crucial to professional success.  E-mail is now the dominant form of communication in most careers, and you can make a great impression on potential employers, co-workers, and clients by following these tips: Use an appropriate e-mail address.  In any job search or work-related […]

World of Work: Jackie Madsen '85, VP of Sales for L'Oreal Paris Cosmetics

 (Jackie Madsen ’85, second from left in blue) Jackie Madsen ‘85 Vice President of Sales, L’Oreal Paris Cosmetics 5th Avenue, New York, NY Major:  Economics How would you describe what you do on a typical day? Each day is very different. While in the New York Office I spend days participating in meetings with […]

Responding to the Dreaded Interview Question: "What are Your Weaknesses?"

So you are all prepared for your job interview. You know the skills, strengths and experience you have to offer.  You have chosen what to wear: professional and not distracting to the eye.  You have the directions to the company and have planned out how to get there on time with bit to spare.  You […]

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