I have an internship interview and the hiring manager has told me dress is casual. What does that mean for women? Should I just go in my regular jeans, t-shirt and gym shoes? It's for a marketing internship.
When meeting someone for an interview it is always better to over-dress than to under-dress. I would recommend wearing a nice shirt and slacks with appropriate shoes to match. I would…
I'm in the process of trying to get my second internship. I found a couple through my school's website but they don't list when the internships start. I'm looking for a summer internship, as I am currently in the middle of my spring internship. However, some don't say "summer". Is it ok to email the company and ask when their internship starts for a particular internship before applying for them?
Hello! Most internships have a start date in the summer, however, there are some instances where internships/co-ops are for the fall/spring semester. If the internship is for a time outside of the summer, the…View all answers »
What are some good ways to answer - or prepare to answer - some of the following questions: Why did you choose this company over our competitors? What qualifications do you have that make you feel you will be successful in your field? Describe how you handle stress. How do you react to criticism?
One thing to keep in mind while interviewing, is that it’s best to sound like yourself and give the most honest answers. While it’s good to practice your answers, if your answers do not sound genuine,…View all answers »
Are there certain characteristics you look for in interns that allow them to more easily transition into full-time positions?
There are a lot of things that we look for when it comes to considering interns for full time employment. We always like to see interns coming into work with a positive attitude and eagerness to…
What is a normal amount of summer work experience or internships to have coming out of college?
Hello! It’s difficult to say what a “normal” amount of summer experience looks like since companies have different requirements for entry level full time positions. A company will typically…View all answers »
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