15 easy ways to stand out as an intern
It's intern season again. That means thousands of ambitious college students and recent grads are about to embark on an eight-week (or longer) journey in which they'll (hopefully) gain invaluable experience.
Not only will each intern get their foot in the door - but they'll also have the opportunity to hone their skills, build their résumés, network with professionals, and increase their chances of landing a full-time position."This internship may be the start of a long-standing career in the industry," says Ryan Kahn, a career coach, founder of The Hired Group, and author of "Hired! The Guide for the Recent Grad." "So you'll want to use this opportunity as a way to start developing yourself as a professional who delivers quality work with a great attitude. In turn this could lead to recommendations, lasting business relationships, and a full-time job."
To make the most of their experiences and stand out from the crowd, interns should always do these 15 things: