iIntern Feature: In a land far, far away….

Khulan Bat-Erdene, a marketing major, is interning for the Association of Mongolian Students in America. She shares her insights about this unusual experience.

What are you Doing? 

Quite far away from Isenberg, I am interning in Mongolia. I was born and raised in Mongolia until I was 15 and now I am an Isenberg student who is studying towards earning my Marketing Bachelor’s degree. This is my first time finding an internship and working in Mongolia. I am in the … Continue reading »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa

“Tell me about slaying dragons”….

Dragon Slaying Stories. Power Stories. Accomplishment Statement. Personal Branding highlights. Interview Examples. 

Do you know what yours are? Have you taken time to write them down?

From Liz Ryan of Human Workplace, check out these 25 prompts to help you come up with your dragon slaying stories.

 

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa

iIntern Feature: A Freshman keeps applying and lands the job!

Freshman CAN get internships…good positions that pay and provide resume building experience. Malynna Mam, an Isenberg soon to be sophomore, shares her struggle with landing this opportunity and what she’s doing day to day. 

1.      What are you doing?

This summer I have the privilege of interning with Quest Diagnostics. I’ve gained exposure to the Healthcare Industry while assisting with all internal functions within the Finance Department. My daily responsibilities consist of maintaining independent assignments from varying members … Continue reading »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa

iIntern Feature: Keeping it organized at Staples

In her very first internship, Emily Richards, an OIM major, has her eyes opened in a role she could never have imagined.

1.) What are you doing?

I am interning at the Staples Corporate Headquarters in Framingham, MA in the Retail Copy& Print IT department.

2.)  How did you get the position?

While focusing my attention on multiple different internship opportunities, I applied to the Staples internship on Isenberg Experience. About a week after applying online, I got an … Continue reading »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa

FALL 14 Graphic Production FALL Co-op at Wayfair

Have fast can you move? 

Wayfair.com…that really cool home furnishings online store…has a FALL Co-op (AUG – DEC) opportunity available. You have to act quickly…the deadline is 8/1.

Co-ops are full time, non credit bearing experiences that add POW to a resume.

Sure -this is last minute, but if you have graphic “chops” and can figure out how to re-arrange your classes, this is for YOU!

Apply here!

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa

You’ve been rejected after an interview. Now what?

You did everything right. Everyone seemed to like you and you really felt THIS would be the offer of your dreams. But…no. No calls with an offer. Instead, an agonizing wait and then you see a hard copy letter from the company in your mailbox.  Or…you’ve heard nothing and know that not all employers send rejection letters. You know you are not their top candidate.

Now what?

Despite your disappointment, there are positive actions you can take. Give yourself a … Continue reading »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa