In this episode, Alan shares what his number one tip on applying to and securing that internship you would love to have. Additionally, Alan shares what you can be doing before you apply and interview for the internship, including the very important but under utilized informational interview.
What would your dream job look like? Would getting on the path to that job greatly improve by having an awesome internship, but one that you can’t find or create in your current location? Whether it be New York, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley or Washington, D.C, you may need to get outside your comfort zone, invest time, energy and even your own cash, to get the experience, skills and network that can only be found in a place you are not. Listen as Alan explains one of the most important themes that’s arisen from his internship interviews, as well as the 5 Tips For Interning in Your Dream Location, with tips 3 and 4 ones that most students never knew were possible. [Read more…]
Shelby Calvillo interned at Tu Nidito, which Molly Mahoney also discussed in Episode 3. Shelby talks about what she learned about interviewing and networking in her internship, as well as her current job for the Pima County Health Department in helping stop the spread of disease, such as the food-borne outbreaks happening at Chipotle or through the transmission of West Nile virus from mosquitoes. And we also talk more about a love we both share: public health!
Alan and his six year-old son discuss Christmas and wish you a Happy Holiday Season.