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Artikelen in categorie: Internships

Reasons why you should take an internship

Published on 14 August 2019·Latest update at 21 August 2019

An internship is a temporary position within a company, typically for students or recent graduates. They usually last for 3-6 months and can be either part-time or full-time. Summer internships are usually full-time, while internships during your studies may be part-time to leave room for your course work. So, why would an internship benefit you and your future career? Read more below about several reasons why you should take an internship and explore the benefits of early work experience during your studies.


How to find a good internship

Published on 14 August 2019·Latest update at 21 August 2019

So you have decided that you want to take an internship to complement your studies and have some professional working experience. Or, perhaps an internship is part of your required curriculum in order to obtain your degree. In any case, looking for an internship can be difficult: there are many possibilities and it’s hard to know where to start searching. In this article, some tips and tricks are provided to get you on the right track to finding a good internship.


How to apply for an internship or job

Published on 14 August 2019·Latest update at 21 August 2019

Whether you are applying for an internship during your studies or applying for a job, the process is usually the same. Job applications require much effort in the form of finding suitable opportunities, writing motivational letters and going on job interviews. Often, it takes a couple of tries before getting that job or internship. In this article, some tips and tricks are shared in order to make the process somewhat easier.


How to write a good resume

Published on 14 August 2019·Latest update at 21 August 2019

Applying for a job or an internship requires much effort. First, you need to find a good internship or job vacancy. Then you need to figure out if you see yourself doing that job. If you decide to apply, only sending an email expressing the wish for an interview is not enough. Companies that are looking to hire, often require at least a resume and a motivation letter. In this article, you will find an outline on how to create a good resume.


Preparing an internship interview

Published on 14 August 2019·Latest update at 21 August 2019

After you have found suitable internships or job applications and have sent your resume and cover letter, it is time to wait. Even though it may feel like you have already put in a lot of effort, the real process begins when you are invited to the office for a job interview. So far, your hard work has paid off! But now, new questions arise: what to wear, what to say, how to prepare? This article will outline some general tips and tricks on how to prepare for an internship interview and get the job or interview you want.


How to make the best of an internship

Published on 14 August 2019·Latest update at 21 August 2019

Congratulations, you have got the internship you wanted! All those application letters, job interview preparations, and conversations have helped you to achieve this. Now, it is time to prepare for the actual internship: what are best practices on the work floor when you are working for a company? Of course, the actual internship description and tasks will differ per company or internship. Also, different firms have different work environments. Still, there are some best practices that apply to all interns worldwide. These tips and tricks will be discussed in this article.


How to write a convincing cover letter

Published on 15 August 2019

One of the requirements for applying for an internship or job is to send a cover letter or motivation letter. At first, this can seem like an enormous task: what are you supposed to write? How are you going to formulate your motivation? How long should the letter be? This article discusses tips and tricks for writing a convincing cover letter, which will help you stand out among other applicants and create a bigger chance at being invited to this first job interview.


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