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Top 5 Tips for Writing an Internship Cover Letter

Top 5 Tips for Writing an Internship Cover Letter

Learn how to create a cover letter that helps your internship application stand out.

 

Before you start writing your cover letter, read the internship posting carefully. Pay attention to the intern’s primary responsibilities, as well as the desired skills …

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3 Tips for Successfully Dealing with a Layoff

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Getting laid off can be one of the most difficult situations you’ll ever have to deal with in your career. But it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be one of the best things that ever happened to your …

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Sidley Recruiters Share the Top Eight Questions You Should Ask in Your Law Firm Interview

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Any interview can be nerve-racking, but in a virtual environment, it is especially important to approach interviews with a good attitude and to be prepared for anything! After putting together detailed and compelling answers about your background and experience, now …

By Jenny Connelly and Lauryn Bronstein—Sidley Austin LLP - Vault
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Planning for Employment After the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people in every area of life across the country and around the world. Initially, many in the healthcare industry assumed that jobs in healthcare would be unaffected. Most healthcare jobs typically continue without disruptions, …

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How to Survive Your First Week as a Cybersecurity Engineer

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As a newly hired cybersecurity engineer, it’s important to make sure you’re fully prepped to tackle your first real week on the job. Follow the tips in our guide to your first week to gracefully maneuver your new position with …

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Building a “Personal Board of Directors” Can Transform Your Career—Here’s How to Do It

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When Suzy Nicoletti, a successful account manager, was passed over for a promotion, it didn’t make sense to her. “It didn’t fit with the stories I was telling myself,” she says.

Nicoletti sought input from a former colleague, someone more …

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Why You Should Show Off Your Awards on Your Resume (and the Right Way to Do It)

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When you’re writing your resume, it’s all about standing out from the pack. Sure, you have the experience and skills you need for the job, but so do many other applicants. How do you really hammer home that you’re the …

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How to Say “No” at Work—Even From a Distance

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Have you ever been asked to do something beyond the scope of your responsibilities? Did you say yes, even though you didn’t think it was a great idea? If you’re uncomfortable with saying no to people, we have good news: …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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14 Tips for Getting Your Screen Time Under Control (Even When You’re WFH in a Pandemic)

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For those of us who’ve been working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, it feels like we’re currently living our lives almost exclusively through screens. After staring at a computer to work all day, we’ve got our eyes glued to …

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