Internship Horrors: Tales From the Dark Side

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Written by Vidhya Padmanabhan Graphics by Gabby Krause Internship Horrors For a lot of people, internships can be that foot in the door to break into the workforce market. It doesn’t matter if you are fresh out of college, looking to switch careers, or trying to bridge the time gap in your resume, internships can be valuable learning experiences.  According … Read More

6 Laws Governing Unpaid Internship Programs

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Written By David Gilbert Unpaid Internship Programs: Want to Play this Game? Some companies have been running a rigged game for interns to play. Their unpaid internship programs offer the chance to gain experience but leave their interns without anything to show for their hard work. It’s similar to winning a video game without a big loot-drop at the end. … Read More

5 Reasons Why Job Applications Online are Obsolete

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LinkedIn's logo floats above two fighters squaring against each other in a dark alley. Recruiter Doom and Super LinkedIn draw their weapons and prepare for battle over the slain logos of websites that require clients to fill out job application online.

Build your own Superhero Headquarters The way we apply for jobs has changed over the years. In the past, we relied mostly on the filling out of job applications online as the best method of job searching. However, this is no longer the case. The reason why you shouldn’t fill out job applications online is that LinkedIn has become the … Read More

How Experiential Learning and Horses Help You Achieve Success

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From left to right: Gina, a horse with a large red and yellow soccer ball, and three of her clients arranged in a pose while performing Equine Assisted Learning challenges using Experiential Learning Techniques.

Written and edited by Mazabeen Alam & Michael Howard Graphics by Elyse Warnecke and Phil Mapstone   DID YOU KNOW? Every now and then we have the opportunity to work with a visionary company as we continue our mission of connecting businesses with super interns. Yarcort is one such visionary company that we have been honored to collaborate with. Gina Yarrish, the … Read More

How Interns Can Protect Themselves in the Wake of #MeToo

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A therapist stands at the counter in front of a New York landscape, and asks his client, “When she said that exactly, what did you think, and how did you feel about her?” The client, who’s feet are only seen as he lays on the couch says, “All I remember feeling is cheap. And she is the manager. What could I do about it?” But, in his head, he is thinking, “I am barely getting by now. What if I get fired over this? I cannot afford this issue right now.”

Written By: Rebecca Lee Graphics By: Lydell Jenkins Protection from Harassment for Interns In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the controversy surrounding Hollywood figures such as Harvey Weinstein, it is crucial that interns learn how to protect themselves from sexual harassment. Do they have the same rights as employees? In most states, the answer is no. Under the Federal … Read More

HORRIFYING VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP DISASTERS

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Have you ever had a terrifying experience while working at an internship or had nightmarish virtual interns? Well, unless you’re a goblin or ghoul you’ll find these stories too scary to tell in the office! Virtual Intern Goblins! Our first terrible tale comes from reddit, have you ever hired on interns that had no idea what they were doing and … Read More

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to a Virtual Internship

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Applying to an internship can be stressful—but it doesn’t have to be! Internships are great opportunities. A Texas study showed that graduates who completed internships were 13% more likely to find a full-time job after graduation. They were also happier with their job outcomes (35.3% vs. 28.9%) than those who did not complete an internship (read more about this study … Read More

Take Your Virtual Internship Etiquette to the Next Level with These Tips!

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Congrats, you have your internship! After months of job hunting and résumé refining, your hard work has paid off. Now it’s time to think about how to present yourself in your everyday internship life. Whether it’s just smiling at work or knowing what to say yes to, internship etiquette is key to a successful experience. BE POSITIVE Smiling seems like … Read More

This Virtual Internship Rocks! Find Yours Today

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Written by Noelle Schrock It’s always hard to find the right internship for yourself. As a college student, I know that it’s important to get experience in your field before you get a job in your desired industry. However, it can be difficult finding an internship that works with a busy schedule or limited transportation options. That’s why a virtual … Read More

So You’ve Found a Virtual Internship… Now What?

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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Internship Tips

Written by Olivia Ferrucci Congrats! You’ve landed yourself a virtual internship. However, navigating from here can be tricky. This is especially true when nerves are building! Here at SuperInterns.com, we’ve compiled a list of ways you can make sure you start off on the right foot. 1. KNOW YOUR FACTS FOR YOUR VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP There’s nothing worse than becoming involved … Read More

Finding the Right Virtual Internship for You

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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Internship Tips

Written by Jaydah Jacobs New Year’s Eve… A night that many people celebrate as they anticipate the hours and minutes until their life is supposed to transform. Expectations have increased, goals have been set and everyone is excited to watch themselves grow as the year progresses. They watch fireworks, drink champagne, and eat good food until the ball drops. But … Read More