Writing Assignment #1
are investments in your future. In today’s competitive job market, employers
are looking for the very best. Employers want you to have a glowing resume; a
range of extracurricular activities and previous professional experience.
However, the only way that students can get experience is through an internship
program. Doing internship will allow students to get all of the personal and
cultural benefits while simultaneously reaping the professional advantages of
doing an internship.
not all internships produce cash payment, they do pay in other ways. Here are a
few reasons why internships are an investment in a student’s future:
world experience: Joining
a company as an intern provides the opportunity to gain insider knowledge
specific to the industry that you are interested in. work hands on in a
professional environment. You will be in the professional environment where you
can decide whether or not this is the right field for you and pursue different career
options. As an intern you’re not just there to get coffee or run errands but
you’re there to gain actual relevant work experiences. Internships help by
teaching you more about the career path you are pursuing. Think of it like this
– internships are a way to test drive possible jobs and explore different
Develop professional skills: Academic learning can only take you
so far. In a internship you can sharpen and improve the professional skills
related to your field; gain professional connections; learn how to communicate
in a professional manner and obtain practical and realistic experience relating
with how to do the job well. You can also acquire a lot of useful resources and
network, find a professional mentor and develop references.
Resume Builder: Employers are more likely to hire someone with
internship and significant work experience, rather than an inexperienced college
graduate. Without a
solid resume it can be tougher to be considered for a position.
found in Google search
Upon googling myself, I found my Facebook profile
and a quote that I mentioned
through in interview with the State Attorney’s Office during my internship.
you plan to do about any negative material that you located now and in the
I plan to continue to be aware of my surroundings and
pay close attention to how I conduct myself in public because negative things can
be easily recorded and become a part of my permanent record on social media.
you think negative material could impact your internship/job search.
Social media has become the latest branding strategy for networking
techniques, job seeking tools and recruitment vehicles, it also becomes the
latest way for people to get job offers rescinded. Therefore, it’s important to
find ways to manipulate negative material that will impact my internship and
job search. For example, I would avoid posting: photos or discussions about
illegal activities even in a joking manner; angry or argumentative comments and
threads; offensive thoughts or images; images and updates that reference a
focus on partying.