Yesterday, Alexandra Levit (@alevit) and DeVry University (@DeVryUniv) hosted a Twitter chat where they talked about how the American Jobs Act affects job seekers, and tips for finding a job in today’s economy. Not surprisingly, the Twit-versation turned to small business, networking, and interview prep, among other themes. This chat was so relevant to job seekers in the Urban Interns audience that we wanted to summarize some of the advice given. Thanks so much to DeVry and Alexandra for providing this … read more
Posts Tagged ‘social media’
It would be hard to find a young professional these days who doesn’t engage in some type of social media interaction. With the advent of Smart Phones and portable Tablets, it’s easier than ever to stay connected to your friends, family, and colleagues. However, it is also very important to remember that the content you put out on the web affects what people think about you both personally and professionally. The last thing you want to do is send the wrong message to a … read more
This week, we read a New York Times article about an intern whose anonymous blog about his investment banking internship was taken down – presumably, not by his choice. Which raises the question: Should interns blog?
The initial reaction might be, why not? We have certain freedoms in this country that are not restricted to interns, including freedom of speech and freedom of the press (if a blog can be called press). As an intern you’re typically in a transitional moment in your life … read more
Are you thinking about hiring a summer intern? Maybe you’re gearing up for your busy season and need some extra help around the office, or perhaps there’s a project that’s needs some attention and would be perfect for a summer intern.
Looking to get hired as a social media intern? If you love engaging and evangelizing online, you can turn your skills into a resume worthy social media internship or part-time job.
Here's how to go from playing with your personal accounts to managing professional online profiles:
Recent Job Seeker Blog Posts
- A New Resource for Interns – MyRiverGuides.com
- Meet Our Latest Featured Urban Intern: Jerry Adams
- Featured Urban Intern: Jonathan Jackson
- Meet Our Latest Featured Urban Intern: Max Wiseltier
- Want to Spend the Summer in London as the Olympics Kick Off?