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

iIntern Feature: Michael Roulic

Michael Roulic, Accounting, 2017
Commercial and Marketing Intern
RainDance Technologies

What did you do?
As a paid marketing intern for a small, 80-employee biotech company, I worked alongside two other interns to help generate a strong lead database. Although much of my time was spent doing web research and on excel, I was able to gain knowledge in marketing such as google analytics, search engine optimization, along with brainstorming trade show give away ideas. Being able to sit in on … Continue reading »

By Stephanie Berenson
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Calling All Leaders! This Applies To You!

Club leaders, sports captains, managers from all over, and everyone else who has ever considered him or herself a leader: This post applies to you! Some people have natural born leadership skills, and other people develop more skills over time. In reality, everybody can always improve their skills and better themselves. What do you think leaders should do? How should they act? How can they make a difference? Below are 5 Things Every Leader Should Do:

Create focus
Fall in love with the … Continue reading »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Stephanie Berenson

iIntern Feature: Emily King

Emily King, Marketing, 2016
Development Intern
Jumpstart DC

What did you do?
Last summer, I interned at Jumpstart DC. Jumpstart is a national early education non-profit that recruits and trains college students and community Corps members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. As the Development Intern, I supported and assisted with Jumpstart marketing materials, communication efforts, and other campaign-related outreach for the DC Metro region. My main project was the launch of the first ever Jumpstart Marine Corps Marathon … Continue reading »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Stephanie Berenson

Get Figgy With It! Reminder: Kim Figueroa is on Twitter

If you haven’t already, you should follow Kim Figueroa (@KFigueroa08) on Twitter. In addition to sharing career advice and articles, she posts about jobs and internships – specifically for summer. She uses the hashtag #summintern to categorize her posts so that you can easily follow along AND do a quick a search for those types of positions. She will do the leg work for you and let you know in that 140-character tweet where the internship/job is located and what … Continue reading »

By Devyn O’Brien
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