iIntern Feature: The Serengetee and value of a semester internship

Michael Sullivan, a Junior Marketing major, shares his experience from spring semester, 2013.

1. What were you doing?

In January of 2013, I was offered a campus representative position with Serengetee LLC. Serengetee is an online fashion brand that combines simple clothing and accessories with fabrics from Third World Countries. Every time a customer purchases one of their many products, Serengetee is actually giving back to the country from where the fabric came. Serengetee is currently donating to 32 different causes around … Continue reading »

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

“Intense motivation” more important than grades

If your sites are set on a career in finance, you’ll need to make sure your “professional branding efforts” are positioned to show competitiveness, passion, strategic intelligence and ability to handle criticism. 

OneWire brings you some top advice from finance professionals for how to break into the finance industry…even if your first job isn’t in the industry.

 

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

iIntern Feature: Anna Kelly and the Pawtucket Red Sox

 Anna Kelley, a Sport Management major, shares her internship experience with the Pawtucket Red Sox! After apply TWICE in two years, she received an offer…and is loving her opportunity.

What are you doing? 

I am doing a variety of things but my main responsibility is in the ticket office. I also work in the administrative office. On game days, the ticket office is chaotic but I enjoy this kind of atmosphere and fast pace. My primary task is selling … Continue reading »

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

It’s mid July…are you planning for a FALL semester internship?

Mid July….hazy hot and humid for several weeks. Hard to think about much but staying cool and enjoying some R&R! 

Maybe you are working as an intern somewhere, or taking on additional duties at your summer job. Or, perhaps learning a new skills or volunteering.

Are you thinking about a FALL semester internship?

Semester internships are a great way to gain experience while taking classes. Best part – if they require credits, you just add ‘em and pay nothing.

Fall … Continue reading »

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

Top career blogs for summer reading!

Jobacle.com

Lindsay Pollack.com. Lindsay is an expert on ALL THINGS college students and career,

Ms.CareerGirl.com

Career Rocketeer

…and that’s just 4 of 45 on the list! So many blogs…so little time! Well – it’s summer, the perfect opportunity to read career blogs!

The Recruiting Edge has brought you posts from a number of these top carer blogs. Heck, we’ve worked with some of these bloggers for “expert” content specific to The Recruiting Edge!

Joshua Waldman of  Career Enlightenmen  shared this … Continue reading »

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

It’s all about ME.com and other personal websites

Summer is finally here….and there are lots of things you can be doing to make it productive! In addition to editing and improving other social media such as LinkedIn, I’d encourage you to spend some time this summer creating your very own personal website!

I’m actually working on one for myself at Re.vu.com.  

Building a personal website where you showcase your interests, skills and aspirations can significantly boost your online presence. It’s different from LinkedIn. It’s not FaceBook … Continue reading »

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