Learn from other interns mistakes! Find out what Alan learned was the number one area students were rated negatively by internship preceptors, plus two more areas in which preceptors, career services professionals and other internship professionals have stated are common mistakes interns make when conducting their internship.
Jessica Baker is a Victim Advocate at the State Attorney’s Office in the 9th Judicial Circuit in Florida. In today’s episode you will learn how her internship led directly to her job, and, more importantly, the trial-and-error process she took that eventually led her to the job and career she wanted.
Alan also explains of a little-used but potentially hugely impactful way for students to get a great letter of recommendation from a faculty.
21 year-old Britian Kamal Hyman shares straightforward and actionable advice on how you can build a positive personal brand that stands out for all the right reasons. His secret for helping you rise above the rest is to Aim a Little Higher, where small but powerful steps can make all the difference in a successful college and life experience. Kamal is motivational, insightful and full of good British humor. Listen in for powerful lessons from across the Pond!
Rula Othman is founder of the first and only Arab sorority in the nation, the Empowered Arab Sisterhood also known as Epsilon Alpha Sigma. As a Palestinian American woman, Othman spent her life seeking to find a balance between the cultural roots she was born with and the western norms she grew accustomed to living here in the US. Othman acquired a Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Global Medicine at the University of Southern California. She has hopes to one day pursue a public health career on a global scale with a focus on infectious diseases and vaccinology.
There is so much pressure in college, with getting a good grade being one of the top anxiety-inducing areas. But should you be spending all your time studying? What about taking time to gain experience? Today we talk about grades (which in some instances are hugely important) and experience and where you should spend your precious time.