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Tips to Ease Your Nerves When Preparing for your First Internship

By: Lindsay Scholten
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Internships are a great way to prepare for your future. They can help you discover if the job path you’ve chosen is the right one for you, expose you to the professional world, and equip you with skills, experience and knowledge for a successful career. Since internships are usually one of the first experiences for students in the professional working environment, they can seem a bit daunting. To help ease the nerves, here are five tips I learned during my summer internship to ensure you get the most from your experience.

Bloomberg's Roy Bahat: Who Should a Startup Hire First?

Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.
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Originally posted on Also.com

Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.

Early hiring, yet another area where startups often reverse Muggle business logic. Conventional hiring wisdom says to add people who excel at important skills you lack. “I’m great at product and engineering. We need sales, though, so let’s hire a fantastic salesperson!”

Partnership Between Sodexo and Volunteers of America Creates Professional Development Training Series for Veterans

New webinar series designed to provide essential skills to help veterans chart a successful career path
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, in partnership with Volunteers of America, today launched a collection of resources specifically designed to support veterans who may be transitioning to the civilian workforce or seeking to enhance their active duty career opportunities.

Skilling India: As Unemployment Soars; Here’s a Solution

Programmes must go beyond training; they have to work on every link of the employment chain
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New STEM Girls’ Roadtrip Launched with AT&T and Roadtrip Nation at Clinton Global Initiative

STEM Girls “Road-trippers” to Attend CGI America and Interview Female Leaders in STEM Fields
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ATLANTA, June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Since 2011, Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration organization known for its acclaimed PBS documentary series, has been working with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to propel opportunities and resources to help students with their educational goals.

JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand Jobs

Grants to YouthForce NOLA will expand economic opportunity for the city’s young people by aligning education with career pathways in growing sectors
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New Orleans, May 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced  $7.5 million to expand young people’s access to economic opportunity in New Orleans. As growing industries in Greater New Orleans require a more skilled workforce, these grants are designed to dramatically increase the number of young people graduating from the city’s public high schools with opportunities to secure well-paying, high-demand jobs.

Investing in Homeboy Industries for a Sustainable Future

By Ken McNeely, President, AT&T California
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The need to develop a skilled workforce and sustainable economy have never been more critical. Employers competing in the innovation economy require workers with technical and specialized skills. At the same time, we face growing environmental challenges that require us all to play a role in protecting our natural resources and creating a more sustainable future.

Imagination Foundation Launches 2016 Inventor’s Challenge in Collaboration With AT&T Aspire

By AT&T
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Students Pre-K Through High School Encouraged to Create Novel and Imaginative Solutions to Improve Their Schools or Communities

Mentors: Opening Doors of Opportunity

By Nicole Champion
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When I look back at my own education, I am grateful to the adults who opened doors of opportunity for me. At the time, I just knew them as people I looked up to; today I understand these inspiring people were my mentors.

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