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Find Your Dream Internship This Summer: Resources and Tips

March 20, 2012

It’s the perfect time of year to seek out and apply for an internship you really want this summer. An internship can provide hands on experience into a field you wish to pursue post-college or can provide an opportunity to explore a new field of interest.

At the undergraduate level, internships are sometimes course credited and are typically unsalaried because the idea is to provide real a life educational experience in their field of interest. Whether you find that you want to spend the rest of your life working in this field or decide it may not be for you – it is likely that the intern experience will provide valuable insight into what you want to do for the rest of your life. This worthwhile exposure will without a doubt allow for skill development and provide a competitive advantage in the workplace.

Here at GradGuard, we want to help you get out there and pursue your dreams by providing you tips and recommendations to find a great internship.

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Take Advantage of Residence Life

March 12, 2012

Students discuss U.S./New Zealand Relations

‘Residence Life’ is an integral department in every College or University, responsible for all things related to living on campus. The goal for individuals working in these departments is to make sure that you have a positive experience while attaining higher education.  Many students overlook a variety of opportunities and events that their resident life department has to offer, as they can go under the radar by those who aren’t constantly seeking them out. We’ve taken it upon ourselves to address 5 areas to look for in your college’s Residence Life Department.

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5 Best iPhone Apps to help the A+ College Student Study

January 30, 2012
7 Best iPhone Apps for Studying On-The-Go

iPhone, iPad and Mac applications continue to reduce time and effort while increasing ease and the enhancement in a given task. Here are some of our favorite study applications, on some of the top digital tools that will help you maximize your short-lived time while at college. These apps are here to help you become more efficient, thorough and hopefully even a little more engaged in your studies!

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Organization Tips and Skills to Help College Students Make the Grade

January 17, 2012
Stay Organized this Semester

 

Spring semester is rapidly approaching for most college students, with classes starting in the upcoming weeks. Want to pick up some positive habits to help you start your semester off with your best foot forward? Solid organizational skills are the key to success in college. It is essential to learn to effectively juggle responsibilities and deadlines, while managing a fullfilling social life, to achieve what most people would view as a well-rounded bang for your college buck.

Take a look at these tips to stay organized and on top of your educational and extra curricular game.

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