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InStep: My Experience as an Infosys Intern
My name is Dylan Kyle, and I am a rising senior at the University of Connecticut. This summer, I had the pleasure to intern at the Infosys Hartford Innovation Hub as a part of the Instep internship.
How to Get an Internship as a Freshman
Your first internship experience is a special one; it is the first application of concepts learned at school to real-world problems in the workplace. Some amount of nervousness is expected, especially when it comes to choosing the right internship opportunity.
Internship Application Deadlines and Requirements (by Industry)
The new school year is right around the corner, and no matter which year of college you’re entering, it’s time to start looking for an internship. Depending on your field of interest, the application process will vary, so we went ahead and put together a list of internship deadlines and requirements by industry.
How to Talk About Your Internship During Your Job Search
Internships strengthen your skill set and boost your confidence. They also give you experience to talk about during your job search.
Is There an Ideal Intern?
After a tremendously successful 24 years of hiring from some of the top universities across the world, one of the most common questions that we at InStep get asked is, “Who is an ideal intern? ” This makes us wonder, is there really an “ideal” intern?
5 Tips for Turning Your Internship into a Full-Time Job
Below are five tips that will help you prove that you’re proactive, enthusiastic, skilled, and collegial—which will maximize your chances of securing a full-time offer at the end of your internship. 1.
Networking Effectively During an Internship
A great internship is full of potential for your career. For starters, an internship can provide a direct path to full-time employment, but this isn’t necessarily a guarantee.
5 Tips for a Successful Summer Internship Experience
An internship is a great way to expand your knowledge and apply what you've learned during your studies. It’s also a great way to gain real-world experience, boost your resume, and strengthen your skill set.
Turn Your Internship into a Full-Time Job with These Strategies
The probability of an internship converting into a full-time role varies from company to company. In certain cases, an employer will be transparent about how often they provide interns with a direct path toward full-time employment, and other times it is less clear.
5 Ways to Stand Out on Your Internship Application
Internships are a great way to get hands-on experience in your chosen field. Over the course of an internship, you can expect to develop new skills and expand your professional network, among many other benefits.
5 Tips for an Effective Internship Cover Letter
When looking for an internship, it’s important to find ways to distinguish yourself from all the other applicants. One way to do this is to include a cover letter with your resume.
How Can “A Summer Internship” Turn Into the “The Best Summer of Your Life”?
Are internships meant to be purely transactional, professional activities, or are they supposed to leave an indelible mark on shaping a future professional? This article tries to map the journey of a simple summer internship becoming the best summer of an intern’s life!
How a Remote Internship Can Improve Your Resume
If you’re a student or a recent graduate and you’re ready to take on an internship in your field, you’ll want to keep your options open. In today’s professional world, there are many opportunities for hybrid or remote work, which of course includes internships.
Inside Internships, Chapter 1: What Do Students Expect from Internships?
Internships are a reality that every student in their later years of school are faced with. While universities try their best to place students in their dream jobs, the question of what one’s dream job is continues to plague the minds of every student!
How to Create a Successful Internship Program
Each year, Vault surveys thousands of current and former interns at more than 100 internship programs to create our annual Internship Rankings. Last year, we asked 12,000 interns to rate their programs in a variety of areas, including quality of projects, real-life experience, networking opportunities, training and mentoring, and more.
How to Improve Your Odds of Converting Your Consulting Internship into a Full-Time Offer
Each year, management consulting firms recruit thousands of undergrad and grad students into their internship programs, aiming to provide students with meaningful experiences while striving to build their full-time recruiting pipelines—by converting interns into full-time consultants. Of course, not all interns will receive full-time offers after their programs.
How to Find a Great Internship
For college graduates, the job market can be a tricky place. The goal is to find entry-level placement at a great company, in the career of your choice, with very little or-gulp-no experience.
A Day in the Life of a Brand Communications Intern at Radio Flyer
Check out a typical day in the life of a Radio Flyer Brand Communications Intern! Follow Keertana as she takes us along on her commute to Radio Flyer’s Chicago HQ.
Announcing Vault-Firsthand's 2023 Internship Rankings!
We're thrilled today to release our 2023 Internship Rankings! The Vault-Firsthand rankings highlight the top programs in more than 30 categories.
Last Chance to Register for Our 2022 D&I in Internships Virtual Career Fair
On November 3rd, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Diversity & Inclusion in Internships Virtual Career Fair. Those who attend will gain exclusive access to internships and top employers, along with exciting job postings, opportunities to meet experienced professionals from a number of companies, informative panel discussions, and a keynote speaker event.
2022 Diversity & Inclusion in Internships Career Fair: A Look at This Year’s Sponsors
On November 3rd, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Diversity & Inclusion in Internships Virtual Career Fair. Those who attend will gain exclusive insider access to top internships and employers, including the opportunity to engage with representatives from a number of employers.
How to Prepare for Internship Applications
The new school year is now in full swing, and whether you’re a freshman or a senior, your future is constantly on your mind. When are midterms?
Register for Firsthand’s 2022 Diversity & Inclusion in Internships Virtual Career Fair
On November 3rd, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Diversity & Inclusion in Internships Virtual Career Fair. The fair will provide students with exclusive insider access to internships and top employers, along with job postings, opportunities to meet experienced professionals, informative panel discussions, and a keynote speaker event.
4 Tips for Acing Your Internship Interview
Landing an internship during school is no longer a luxury but essential if you want to land a full-time role after graduation. An internship gives you hands-on experience, offers you networking opportunities, and gives you a lot to talk about when you’re looking for your first job post-college.