All Work, No Pay

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All Work, No Pay

Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience

By Lauren Berger

Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781607741688, 208pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 2012

Description
Land Killer Internships and Make the Most of Them
These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered naked. Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to "more" job offers with "higher" salaries and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.
Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc., whose comprehensive guide reveals insider secrets to scoring the perfect internship, building invaluable connections, boosting transferable skills, and ultimately moving toward your dream career. She ll show you how to:
Discover the best internship opportunities, from big companies to virtual internships
Write effective resumes and cover letters
Nail phone, Skype, and in-person interviews
Know your rights as an intern
Use social networking to your advantage
Network like a pro
Impress your boss
Get solid letters of recommendation
Turn internships into job opportunities
With exercises, examples, and a go-getter attitude, this next-generation internship manual provides all the cutting-edge information students and recent grads will need to get a competitive edge in the job market. So what are you waiting for?


About the Author
Lauren Berger is CEO of Intern Queen, Inc. (internqueen.com), an online internship destination and listing service that she founded after completing fifteen internships for the likes of MTV, FOX, and NBC during her college years. She was named one of "BusinessWeek" s America s Best Young Entrepreneurs 25 and Under, has been featured in the "Wall Street Journal," "New York Times," and "Washington Post," and has appeared on "CBS Sunday Morning," "ABC News Now," and more. She speaks at campuses and professional groups across the country and lives in Toluca Lake, California."


Praise For All Work, No Pay

All Work, No Pay is a must-have book for college students. It provides the most relevant, useful information for anyone who wants to land an internship. Highly recommended!”
—Katie Curcio, director, internship program, CBS News