20 Virtual Internships Up For Grabs

CAREEREALISM Internship Badge [Large]By J.T. O'Donnell This past summer, we held our first 'virtual' internship. (In fact, it was highlighted in this Wall Street Journal article.) In exchange for free career coaching and course credit, students from D.C. to India, ages 18 to 50, came together to learn the power of Twitter, social media, and virtual teamwork. The program exceeded our expectations to the point that we have decided to offer it again. Which means, if you, or someone you know could benefit from a professional internship right now, keep reading! Here's how it works... You apply by September 30th, 2009 by completing this application process: Fall 2009 Twinternship Application You complete the program for 8 weeks and learn exactly how to use Twitter and other social media tools for business AND career development. In exchange for helping us with our branding efforts, we'll provide you with full access to CAREEREALISM University - our private career coaching resource that is helping hundreds of job seekers learn the 'new rules' to finding work they enjoy. AND, as mentioned above, it is possible to earn college credit for this course as well. Students simply need to provide their university's requirements for internship credit and we will complete the necessary paperwork (NOTE: It is the student's job to gather this information and tell us when/what we need to do.). Why should you do this program? Regardless of the the use of social media tools like Twitter is here to stay. In fact, NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES are opening up daily as companies recognize the need to have staff manage their online presence. (Just ask several of our summer interns who have since landed jobs in social media thanks to what they learned with us!) Got questions? Most of them can be answered in this Program Summary Sheet as well as our Twinternship FAQ Sheet. What are you waiting for? Apply now and you could be part of one of the coolest internship programs being offered this fall - all from the comforts of home. No professional gear or commute to work required, you'll grab your computer and go!

If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Diane submitted. She has recently worked with a co-worker on a group project. When it came time to present the project at a meeting, Diane let her co-worker present. While it went great, the co-worker proceed to take credit for nearly all of Diane's work. Frustrating to say the least!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Cam submitted. He's been working at a job for awhile, but recently overheard a hiring manager making fun of a candidate with autism right after an interview-not only awkward, but VERY unprofessional!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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Starting a family is one of the biggest milestones in a person's life. It's in those first few months when a parent can really bond with their newborn and make lifelong memories. However, for some new dads, it can be difficult to juggle being a new parent while remaining dedicated to their career.

Fortunately, some companies have generous paternity leave policies that give new dads the ability to take time off of work to stay home with their child.

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There are LOTS of questions around resume dos and don'ts. There's so much advice out there that it can be overwhelming to try and figure out what's the correct answer.

During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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Back in March, we made the hard decision to change our private Facebook group of over 37 THOUSAND members to a fee-based only platform.

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if a recruiter called you a day EARLY for your phone interview (and you were NOT PREPARED!)

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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