Internships For Dummies

Internships For Dummies

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Internships For Dummies provides criteria for deciding which internship - and industry - is right for you. This friendly guide helps you prepare your resume and references to land the internship. It also offers great interviewing strategies, and tells you how to succeed in the business world once you win the internship. Plus, this book includes real-life stories and examples, and shows you how to progress beyond the internship - and win a job.
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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 188.7 x 235 x 18.8mm | 530.71g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764553674
  • 9780764553677

Table of contents

Foreword. Introduction. PART I: Understanding Internships. Chapter 1: Internships: The Nature of the Beast. Chapter 2: Before You Start: Understanding Internships and Yourself. PART II: Deciding Where You Want to Go. Chapter 3: Finding Internships by Sector: Business, Government, and Not--for--Profit. Chapter 4: International Internships: How Far Can You Go? PART III: Getting Where You Want to Go. Chapter 5: Locating Successful Internships. Chapter 6: Getting the Internship. PART IV: The Nuts and Bolts of Working as an Intern. Chapter 7: Making the Most of Your First Days. Chapter 8: Problems and Issues You Need to Be Prepared For. Chapter 9: Typical Internship Tasks and Requirements. Chapter 10: Communication Skills for Interns. Chapter 11: Political Savvy for Interns - No Matter What Your Placement. Chapter 12: Organizational Skills for Interns. PART V: Making the Transition to a Job or Career. Chapter 13: Internship Evaluations: Assessing Interns and Internships. Chapter 14: The Mentor--Protege Relationship: Making Your Internship Pay Off. Chapter 15: Using Your Internship to Launch a Job - and a Career. PART VI: For Advisors, Supervisors, and Employers. Chapter 16: Being a Successful School Intern Advisor. Chapter 17: Being a Successful Employer Supervisor of an Intern. Chapter 18: Creating a Successful Internship Program. PART VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Internship Mistakes to Avoid. Chapter 20: Top Ten Habits of Successful Interns. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About Craig Donovan

Craig P. Donovan is a professor and student internship advisor at Kean University's Business School. Jim Garnett is Chair of Rutgers University's Graduate Department of Public Policy and Administration.
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