PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release June 2011

Role Of Placement Consultants In The Job & Recruitment Industry
The job industry is facing a lot of competition along with the growth of society and the need for qualified manpower. Unlike the old days, today there are many options for the same and with the advent of internet this process has become easier and user-friendly. The search for the right job sometimes makes the seekers run here & there[...]

Job And Internship Options For College Students
Internships are unique opportunities that you encounter only once in your career. They provide you with a great platform for working while you are in college. Internships give you the practical knowledge and experience of the subject. Jobs and Internships during this time help to prepare you for the future.[...]

The Topmost Don’ts For Career Changers
Changing career is a life-altering decision for many and sometimes they have to take the plunge as their talents are not getting fully utilized. Or it may be that they are horribly bored with their present job and are facing a crisis regarding their skills or are totally exhausted.[...]

Green Jobs – Top Tips For Finding These
Looking for green jobs and still not getting them? Don’t worry! There are a number of options. What can help you is, a little bit of self-research and the tips given below. Almost every day, you can find various eco-friendly companies looking for new, talented, bright and forward looking people who can help the company in various operations.[...]

Steps For Freshers To Ace An Interview
An interview is basically seen as a question-answer round by many freshers who get nervous thinking about their performance. But it is actually not so. With some smart preparation, any fresher can turn it into a good opportunity for learning and ace the interview with flying colors. Some of the steps that you need to take are[...]

Things To Learn From A Bad Interview
No matter how much things go wrong in an interview it is never the end of the world! There is still a good scope of learning from an interview gone bad but many people fail to recognize this. It is every interviewee’s worst nightmare. One is in the middle of an interview for a job and all of a sudden, it all starts going wrong.[...]

Writing A Great Resume Sans Job Experience
There are some individuals who have a college degree but very little or no job experience. Although this could cause problems for those who are competing against candidates with education and experience, by writing a great resume one can have a fair chance at a job. Here are some tips to consider for writing a great resume.[...]

How To Be A Star Performer At Your Workplace
Communicating well, in business and in all other circumstances leads on the path of success. Likewise, the key to a successful career is communication. It is not always easy to know what to say, and it certainly isn’t always obvious how to say it. To help one out of this precarious situation, here are some tips[...]

Some Tips To Develop A Personal Mission Statement
You need to have laser sharp focus to stand out in the crowd and make a purposeful & significant contribution to build a higher potential for success. Many business owners and managers have spent valuable time to create organizational mission statements.[...]

Job And Internship Options For College Students

Internships are unique opportunities that you encounter only once in your career. They provide you with a great platform for working while you are in college. Internships give you the practical knowledge and experience of the subject. Jobs and Internships during this time help to prepare you for the future. It is not only the company that utilizes your effort but you also get to sharpen your skills. So, an internship basically prepares you for the job market. These jobs and internships overall help you to enhance your personality. But it not only depends upon the work done by you but also the opportunities that are available.

  • College students must look for opportunities which they can take advantage of in various ways. The student’s responsibility should extend beyond getting coffee, making copies, filling and entering data etc. Some of the organizations allow their interns or new employees to do management jobs, handling budget to an extent and try to teach them some valuable and practical lessons in the field. The students should go for those opportunities which are more productive and provide them a better learning experience.
  • Interns should always be inquisitive about what is happening around them and take the feedback given by the seniors in a constructive manner. It prepares them for the tough job environment that they will experience later on.
  • There will always be job seekers who are more experienced than you and have a better knowledge but it does not mean that opportunities for new people are not there. College students can always get opportunities with many different organizations looking for fresh talent.

Such companies can provide you on the job training. It prepares you for the challenges after your college gets over. You can see the difference your self. It makes you a more confident and mature person, improves your stress and time management skills and basically makes you a better deserving candidate for your first job.

Find Internship Opportunities

In simple terms, internship can be described as a pre-professional work experience for students, which makes them aware of their particular career field. Students pursuing their final year of graduation generally look out for internships in different companies. Individuals searching for jobs also go for internships for gaining experience in some particular area for achieving excellence. Internships are the best way of getting real life experience and decide about the fate of your career.

Various strategies are followed by the students for finding internship of their choice. Networking, career fairs, online internship listings, etc. are the foremost ways of conducting your internship search. A bit of research and planning is advisable for finding a right internship opportunity.

In this write-up, we will provide you some useful tips to find an excellent internship opportunity that will benefit you in future.

Start looking for it early

Some industries have early deadlines for internships, so it’s better to start searching for internship during the winter breaks. This will give you additional time to make connections with the professionals of the organization. Services of your college’s placement cell can also be taken for finding early internship programs.

Identify your career interests

Be clear about your goal and career interest before going out in search of an internship. If you are not clear about your future career and pursuing internships in different fields, then you can make your mind once you test water in different career fields. This will also enable you to decide your area of interest and also give you exposure to the real professional world.

Check out different online resources

There are various internship websites providing complete information about various internship opportunities in different career fields. Creating an account on such websites will keep you updated about the fresh openings. Local newspaper’s classifieds can also be considered for finding companies interested in hiring interns.

Attend Career Fairs

Career fairs are also popular among the students because top employers look out for trainees and interns in such fairs. Such companies attend fairs for screening, testing and recruiting talented employees as well as interns. Prepare a small intro describing your interests, skills and experience that can help you in facing an unplanned interview at such fairs. Follow up with the employers you came in contact at the fair.

Contact Employers

Directly contact the employers for making enquiry about the summer jobs and internships. Also prepare small intro of yourself to be presented in front of the employers. Lay focus on summer jobs or camps that will help you enhance your communication skills. Make sure to follow up with employers from arranging interview.

Follow these simple steps for finding an ideal internship opportunity that will boost your career. With this you will not only get aware of the industry you wish to enter, but also make valuable contacts that will prove beneficial in nurturing your career in future.

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