Do you live or go to college in a small town, so finding an internship is more of a challenge. Not a problem, turn it to your advantage! Jay Henrickson, Director of Career Services & Internships at Mayville State University (Alan’s Alma Mater!), explains what steps you can take to still have an excellent internship. Alan and Jay also show some love to MSU (Go Comets!) and explain why North Dakota could be a great place to start your career after graduation. No, seriously! All this, and much, much more, as Jay squeezes 26 years of career services experience into one interview!
Zachary Slayback is an entrepreneur who writes on issues of education, innovation, and philosophy. He is an Ivy League dropout and speaks regularly on education, college, how and why to foster more entrepreneurship, and issues related to professional development. He believes that entrepreneurs are the primary actors of social change.
Zak is a cofunder of Praxis.
He was one of LinkedIn’s most influential voices on education in 2015 and has been published at Newsweek, the New York Examiner, the Daily Caller, among others, and has also appeared on The Glenn Beck Program and HuffPost Live.
Zak discusses why real-world experience is the key to the job and career you want. He also explains why he says “Your degree should be the least impressive thing on your resume.”
The faculty and staff at your institution may be, aside from family and friends, your best help in finding your internship. Listen to how you can utilize these resources to Crush Your Internship!
Many students have outstanding and life-changing experiences by being proactive and creating their own internships. There are many advantages of creating your own internship, and for examples of how students have done that, listen to David Wright in Episode 7 or Kristin Myren in Episode 13. Get ready to take notes as Alan gives you three simple steps to Creating and Crushing Your Internship!