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Crush Your Internship with Alan Beaudrie
9 minutes | 5 years ago
035: Top 3 Mistakes Interns Make During Internship
Learn from other interns mistakes! Find out what Alan learned was the number one area students were rated negatively by internship preceptors, plus two more areas in which preceptors, career services professionals and other internship professionals have stated are common mistakes interns make when conducting their internship.
29 minutes | 5 years ago
034: Jessica Baker - How to Get a Great Letter of Recommendation From Faculty
Jessica Baker is a Victim Advocate at the State Attorney's Office in the 9th Judicial Circuit in Florida. In today's episode you will learn how her internship led directly to her job, and, more importantly, the trial-and-error process she took that eventually led her to the job and career she wanted. Alan also explains of a little-used but potentially hugely impactful way for students to get a great letter of recommendation from a faculty.
33 minutes | 5 years ago
033: Kamal Hyman - College Student Personal Branding
Kamal Hyman is one of the UK's youngest and most dynamic motivational youth speakers... He teaches students how to aim a little higher and stand out in a crowded world! His work has lead him to be an Olympic Torchbearer, Peter Jones's national entrepreneur of the year and he has spoken to over 25,000 students in the UK and motivated over 40,000 online through his videos and spoken word piece.
34 minutes | 5 years ago
032: Rula Othman - Founder of First Arab Sorority in the USA
Rula Othman is founder of the first and only Arab sorority in the nation, the Empowered Arab Sisterhood also known as Epsilon Alpha Sigma. As a Palestinian American woman, Othman spent her life seeking to find a balance between the cultural roots she was born with and the western norms she grew accustomed to living here in the US. Othman acquired a Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Global Medicine at the University of Southern California. She has hopes to one day pursue a public health career on a global scale with a focus on infectious diseases and vaccinology.
7 minutes | 5 years ago
031: Grades vs Experience: What is The Most Important?
There is so much pressure in college, with getting a good grade being one of the top anxiety-inducing areas. But should you be spending all your time studying? What about taking time to gain experience? Today we talk about grades (which in some instances are hugely important) and experience and where you should spend your precious time.
39 minutes | 5 years ago
030: Matthew Berkley - From Academic Probation to MBA Completion
Matthew Berkley jokes that his first semester's transcript looked like the alphabet, but missing the A's, B's and C's. Learn how he not only turned it around, but about what he has found most important in his journey to success in graduate school, internships with the CDC and in the world of work. Hint: it isn't getting straight A's.
13 minutes | 5 years ago
029: I Dare You To Take The LinkedIn Challenge
You've heard it before. You need to network, it can really help in your success. But yet you still hold back. It's hard, outside your comfort zone, and many other reasons. In today's episode, Alan talks about the importance of LinkedIn in his own career and challenges you to take the steps you need to make the the connections who will benefit you. And there are prizes for the person chosen as the winner of the challenge!
39 minutes | 5 years ago
028: Ken Bain - What The Best College Students Do
Dr Ken Bain is one of the best-known teachers and scholars of teaching and learning in the United States and the western world. He has written What The Best College Students do, which won the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize in 2012, and has become an international best seller. In today's episode we discuss what the Best College Students Do, the idea of "Deep Learning" and how to apply what he has learned in your internship. Listen in to a world's most foremost expert in this area!
13 minutes | 5 years ago
027: Faculty Hold The Key to Your Success OUTSIDE of Class
In today's episode we discuss the top three reasons why you want to get to know a faculty, along with concrete action steps you can take to find and connect with a faculty who will help you be successful in college and achieve your goals after college.
52 minutes | 5 years ago
026: TK Coleman - A Connoisseur of Failure (And You Can Too)
TK Coleman wants you to get pumped up, be proactive, and take charge of your education and your life. A part of life is failing, especially the more you try new and novel opportunities. You can either spend your time trying to avoid failure, and thus limiting your experiences and opportunities, or embrace failure as a natural part of your life-long learning process. TK is motivational, insightful and ready to help you Crush Your Internship. Hold onto your earbuds and click play!
6 minutes | 5 years ago
025: Top 3 Tips Learned From 20 Internship Experts
After finishing his 20th interview, Alan shares the top three themes/tips that have emerged from his guests. If you want a quick summary of the most important advice related to college, internships and careers (yes, even life itself!), give a listen.
28 minutes | 5 years ago
024: Kelli Rapplean - Why Informational Interviews Are Her #1 Regret
In today’s episode, Kelli Rapplean, internship advisor and coordinator at the University of Colorado – Denver, shares her advice from years of experience within higher education. Additionally, she also tells you what her biggest career-related regrets are from college, and what YOU can do to avoid them and graduate from college to be best prepared for your next step. Want to maximize your college experience? Listen in!
12 minutes | 5 years ago
023: Networking Lessons From The Youngest Person In The Room
Alan attended an alumni event where he, at the age of 45, was the youngest attendee. But all was not lost! It turned out to be a great event and there were many valuable take-aways which to learn from and can be applied from the advice given from previous Crush Your Internship guests. Plus, learn one of the most important discoveries LinkedIn has found in regards to networking with alumni. All of this and more!
40 minutes | 5 years ago
022: Michael Griffin - How to Take Control of Your Education and Life
Many students put tremendous focus on getting into college, but then expect everything will be fine once they are admitted. That is the simple part. What should you do once you get into college so that you are best prepared for graduate school or your first job? This episode is a wide-ranging, big-picture discussion about the hurdles students have to overcome in today's higher education system, with some practical advice on what students can do to be successful in school and later on in their career and life.
11 minutes | 5 years ago
021: How NOT to Handle Multiple Internship Offers
What do you do when you apply to multiple internship sites and you get accepted into one, but you are still waiting to hear from your #1 choice, your dream internship? What do you do? What should you definitley NOT do? Listen in so you don't burn any bridges!
47 minutes | 5 years ago
020: Jay Henrickson - Live in a Small City? You Can Still Crush Your Internship!
Do you live or go to college in a small town, so finding an internship is more of a challenge. Not a problem, turn it to your advantage! Jay Henrickson, Director of Career Services & Internships at Mayville State University (Alan's Alma Mater!), explains what steps you can take to still have an excellent internship. Alan and Jay also show some love to MSU (Go Comets!) and explain why North Dakota could be a great place to start your career after graduation. No, seriously! All this, and much, much more, as Jay squeezes 26 years of career services experience into one interview!
13 minutes | 5 years ago
019: #1 Tip on Applying to Your Dream Internship
In this episode, Alan shares what his number one tip on applying to and securing that internship you would love to have. Additionally, Alan shares what you can be doing before you apply and interview for the internship, including the very important but under utilized informational interview.
37 minutes | 5 years ago
018: Joe Santulli - How to Impress a Recruiter From Fortune 500 Company
How do you stand out at your campuses career fair? What should you be doing in college to have the confidence and experience to impress recruiters from Fortune 500 companies? Listen to Joe Santulli, campus recruiter for CDW, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the best places to work in the US. Also, see why he says sales may be a good first career to set you up for success as you progress in your career
16 minutes | 5 years ago
017: 5 Tips For Interning in Your Dream Location
What woud your dream job look like? Would getting on the path to that job greatly improve by having an awesome internship, but one that you can't find or create in your current location? Whether it be LA, NYC, D.C or Silicon Valley, you may need to get outside your comfort zone, invest time, energy and even your own cash, to get the experience, skills and network that can only be found in a place you are not. Listen as Alan explains one of the most important themes that's arisen from his internship interviews, as well as the 5 Tips For Interning in Your Dream Location, with Tips 3 and 4 ones that most students never knew were possible.
40 minutes | 5 years ago
016: Zak Slayback - Small Business Internship = Dream Job
Zachary Slayback is an entrepreneur was rated one of LinkedIn’s most influential voices on education in 2015 and has been published at Newsweek, the New York Examiner, among many others. Zak discusses why real-world experience is the key to the job and career you want. He also explains why he says "Your degree should be the least impressive thing on your resume."
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