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Poll: Did Your Internships Prepare You For The Working World?

As a college student, I’ve had my share of experiences with internships in both my undergrad and graduate careers. Internships have definitely helped me learn more about my field of interest, make connections, and ultimately decide whether or not I’d like to continue to pursue my desired profession for a living. However, there can be a downside to internships. The really good ones are almost impossible to get into, some merely require you to keep the staff fed and caffeinated, and others require a lot of your time with little to no compensation. Whether your internship experiences have been good or bad, have they equipped you with the right professional experience? Please take our poll and tell us what you think in the comment section below! [poll id="135"] Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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In this week's edition of Well,This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed James' tough situation.

James was caught off guard during a department heads meeting when he was asked to present. He wasn't prepared but did so anyway and bombed the presentation because of this. James is now wondering what he should do to address this situation.

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