Jul 17, 2012

3 iPhone Apps Every Intern Needs This Summer!

Looking for a way to make your interning life a bit easier this summer? Get these apps STAT!

Jul 3, 2012

6 Crucial Post Interview To-Do Items For Landing The Job!

You’ve just aced your interview with an outstanding first impression and, don’t worry, you’ll have time to relax later, but finishing your impression isn’t over quite yet.

Jun 26, 2012

6 Tips For Acing A Phone Interview!

Some companies conduct phone interviews to help decide who they want to invite to an in-person interview.

Interning: Get Remembered For All The Right Reasons

You perfect your resume, ace the interview, and are offered the internship! Nice job! But the tough part is not over yet.

Jun 19, 2012

Russel Brand Hosts MTV Movie Awards, Hilarity Ensues [Candy Dish]

We can always count on Russel Brand to be hilariously inappropriate at the MTV Movie Awards.

Jun 4, 2012

Summer in the City: I'm Leaving, but I'll be Back!

My summer in the city had officially come to an end and by the time you’re reading this, I will be back in my hometown, probably eating a home-cooked meal and driving my car with reckless abandon on the highway. (God, I missed driving.) Though I’m excited to be home, I couldn’t help but feel a rush of sadness as my cab led me out of the city, toward LaGuardia airport and toward life after New York.

Jul 2, 2011

The Top Mistakes Interns Make

By now, most college students have started their jobs and internships for the summer. After the first-day jitters, paperwork and orientation, you're probably starting to feel comfortable in the workplace. Don't give way to bad habits with these typical intern mistakes and solutions...

Jun 26, 2011

Easy Ways To Be The Best Intern Ever

In my accumulated two years as an unpaid intern at a variety of different magazines and websites, I have learned a LOT about the art of interning. I’ve worked with super nice people, but have also had horribly scary bosses who think they’re better than you -- and I have spent countless hours trying to impress and suck up to those same people. And, well, I kind of rocked those internships. I worked hard, stayed organized, and tried my hardest to stand out in the crowd.

Jun 17, 2011

Friday Faves: Should I Feel Guilty That I Can Afford an Unpaid Internship?

No one would ever walk up to a friend on financial aid and accuse her parents of being lazy, good-for-nothing, bad parents for not making enough money to send her to college. Yet people feel completely comfortable going up to a friend with an unpaid internship and accusing her of being a spoiled brat because she’s fortunate enough to be able to afford spending a summer making no money.

Apr 12, 2011

CollegeCandy is Now Internship Central

With internship season right around the corner, we thought we would help you out! I know, we are just too kind. So we've put together some of our best advice just to help you out, you know make sure you not only land the internship, but keep it, AND make the most of it.

Feb 23, 2011

Summer Internship vs. Part-Time Job – Making the Most of Your Summer Break

Ask any student what the best part about school is, and you’ll most likely get the same answer – summer vacation. The carefree days of summer make all of the homework and pop quizzes bearable and give students something to look forward to during April showers.

Dec 10, 2010

What To Wear To Your Winter Internship

After spending weeks searching, writing cover letters and getting a few interviews, you've finally managed to land an internship for next semester. Wahoooo! You're all ready to start - now what the heck do you wear? Dressing for internships can be difficult, especially on the limited college girl wardrobe. You want to look professional, obviously, but you also want to look, well, like you.

Oct 26, 2010

The Post-Grad Journey: The Stability Shuffle

Post-grad life is a lot about taking two steps forward only to take a step back. Some days, you feel like you’re ahead of whatever curve you’ve set for yourself and then other days, you feel like you’re falling behind.

Oct 10, 2010

The Morning After: A Hollywood Horror Story

During the summer before my senior year, I obtained the holy grail of unpaid internships: working the green room for a popular late-night talk show. Sure, I was sans-paycheck and super poor, but hanging out with SJP right before the release of the first Sex and the City movie was completely amazing.

Aug 9, 2010

Internship Diaries: The End

When I first started this internship, I had high expectations. I knew that it would be different than the other internship I had; I could tell from the interview alone that this one would be a little bit more exciting, a little bit more hands-on, and was definitely about a subject matter that I enjoy. And I have to say, I was pretty much right.