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Internships aren’t just for college students anymore. Here’s how to turn yours into a full-time job

“A good internship can give a recent grad great exposure and help them build their skills and pad their résumé. And if they’re in the right place, at the right time, doing good work for a manager who’s hiring, it can lead to a job…But before a recent grad takes an internship, there are a few things to consider so they can make sure they’re getting the most from the experience and working toward a clear goal of securing a full-time job.” – Chloe Berger, FORTUNE 

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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The class of 2022 is being presented with the most open jobs in history. But they aren’t the jobs Gen Zers want.

“Recent hiring projections from the National Association of Colleges and Employers indicate that employers are planning to hire 31.6% more new graduates than last year. But there’s a potential mismatch between the jobs that new grads want and the ones that …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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Why People Who Build Smaller Networks Are More Successful, Backed by Science

“Research shows that people who build open networks earn higher salaries and get promoted more rapidly. They manage “balanced ties” across organizational lines to obtain information and influence impact. They network not just across functional lines, but also up and down …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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5 Ways Using Social Media Can Help You Get a Job

Depending on your age and where you are in life, odds are you use social media for one or two reasons– entertainment purposes, to keep up with your friends and family, or to share moments of your life. 

When it …

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Read to Succeed: 14 Books to Jump-Start Your Professional Development

The summer is an opportune time to unwind from the demands of the academic year and make room for new opportunities and experiences to expand self-knowledge around future career possibilities. In addition to traditional means for occupational experimentation, reading up …

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Project Management Reinvented for Non-Project Managers

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
View Antonio’s LinkedIn Newsletter Over the past few years, organizations have seen a significant increase in the number of projects,…

Concept Visualization

Bill Shander
If you want to convey abstract ideas and more straightforward concepts quickly and effectively, concept visualization is here to help.…

Ten Habits of Mentally Strong People

Scott Mautz
View Scott’s LinkedIn Newsletter It’s a well-established fact that much like we can increase our physical strength, we can increase…

Establishing Your Leadership Brand

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The Three Pillars of Effective Communication

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Microsoft Certifications: Exams, Paths, Certifications, and Resources

David Elfassy
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Team Collaboration in Microsoft 365

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The Nine Best Ways to Invest in Yourself

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales Essential Training

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GitHub Issues and Projects for Teams

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Lifelong Learning as a Tool for Building Your Career

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Tailoring Project Delivery

Natasha Kasimtseva
As technology and market demands evolve, so do project delivery methods. With a variety of methodologies on the market, knowing…

How Design Makes Us Think

Sean Adams
Great design does something extraordinary. But it isn’t easy to qualify. The most impactful designs and solutions can elicit a…

Six Sigma: White Belt

Tina Agustiady
Six Sigma is a highly effective and easy-to-use approach to quality improvement. If you’re looking to learn more about the…

Transitioning into Machine Learning Engineering

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Machine learning engineers are increasingly in high demand, which bodes well if you’re a data scientist or software developer who’s…

Customer Service: Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting

Noah Fleming
Customer service care costs organizations billions of dollars each year. As a result, it’s critical that employees are equipped with…

Build a Successful Career in Project Management

Oliver Yarbrough
Do you want to get into project management? Maybe you’re already in project management, but you want to grow. Either…

Project Resource Management

Claudine Peet
Resource management can make or break your project. Secure an insufficient amount of money, equipment, or, most importantly, staff, and…

Digital Transformation: A Toolkit for Non-Programmers

Attul Sehgal
Digital transformation is never straightforward, and if you’re not a programmer, it can be quite a slog. But with new…

The Data Science of Healthcare, Medicine, and Public Health

Barton Poulson
Data analytics plays an increasingly pivotal role in how we go about managing our healthcare systems and personal health. This…
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