Internships are an important way for job seekers to gain experience, build successes and get a foot in the door at a company or in an industry. In a earlier post we detailed how job seekers are using internships. Once you’ve decided an internship is right for you, how do you find one and plan to make the most of it? Read More
A recent article in The Week Magazine highlights the increase in internships by job seekers including those who are fairly advanced in their careers. The article has ignited a firestorm amongst job seekers, some of whom find the whole concept of an internship, particularly an unpaid internship, completely bogus. Some view internships merely as a chance for employers to take advantage of unpaid labor in order to advance their business.
If you’re a job seeker, spending time and energy on the debate over the merits of interning may not be directly helpful for your job hunt. Read More