Phones in the Workplace: Is It Ever Okay?

Dear Intern, It’s hard to ignore the fact that almost everyone has a smart phone, I know. But because everyone has smart phones, they’re constantly connected and have difficulties, in some cases, putting… Continue reading

Let’s Get Virtual: Internships in a Different Form

  Dear Intern, Are you constantly busy with schoolwork? Does where you live or go to school prevent you from traveling to a major city? Are you someone that can sit in front… Continue reading

Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards

Dear Intern, The hard work will pay off. Trust me! For all of the days that you spent running for coffee, schlepping around heavy equipment or what have you, it gets better. There will be… Continue reading

“Let’s Keep in Touch”: Making Communication Count After the Internship

Dear Intern, “Let’s keep in touch”. We hear it so often. But it’s also too often that people let these good relationships go to waste. Of course, technology is making it much easier… Continue reading

Helpful Hint: Outline Your Goals

Dear Intern, Though it may not seem like the first thing you’re thinking about on day one when you’re settling into your new internship, it’s really important to establish goals that you hope… Continue reading

Why “Doing Your Research” is Critical in the Interview

Dear Intern, If you ask any professional what one of the biggest mistakes aspiring employees make, they’ll tell you that they weren’t prepared or didn’t do their research. But what does this mean?… Continue reading

Business Cards Are Not Dead

Dear Intern, With technology rapidly changing the scope of journalism, it’s been debated whether or not traditional items such as business cards are even still relevant in the industry today. But I’m here to… Continue reading

The Unspoken Rule Behind Thank You Notes

Dear Intern, A little note goes a long way. There’s an unspoken rule in any internship that involves sending some form of a thank you note at the conclusion of your experience. It… Continue reading

The Difference Between Business Professional and Business Casual

Dear Intern, It’s incredible just how many young businessmen are unfamiliar with the difference between “business casual” and “business professional.” To some people, both terms mean the same thing. However, they actually both… Continue reading

Why Everyone Needs a Mentor

Dear Intern, This post will be dedicated to making sure you never feel alone in your professional field. Everyone starts somewhere and it’s important to recognize that it’s okay to accept help along the… Continue reading