Published: Jun 22, 2021
You know that in order to apply for jobs, you need a few basic things: resume, cover letter, references, and some luck. But these aren't the only potential tools in your arsenal. Some jobs require other items in applications, like a portfolio, writing or coding samples, or links, and you probably know whether or not jobs in your field typically have requirements like these. But there are more tools available than just the necessary ones. Check out this infographic for ideas on aspects to add to your job search for maximum results and opportunities.
Being your own boss often means working from wherever you want, setting your own hours, taking random days off, and making all the decisions without needing permission from a higher-up. But while self-employment might be the dream for many people, very few are living it.
Internships are a reality that every student in their later years of school are faced with. While universities try their best to place students in their dream jobs, the question of what one’s dream job is continues to plague the minds of every student!
Is my dream job what I think it is, or is it something I am meant for but have never had the opportunity to experience? Well, maybe one of the best ways to find out would be to try out—and what better way to try out a “dream” job than having a small test run or, to put it differently, getting an internship in a field one aspires to be in.
Each year, Vault surveys thousands of current and former interns at more than 100 internship programs to create our annual Internship Rankings. Last year, we asked 12,000 interns to rate their programs in a variety of areas, including quality of projects, real-life experience, networking opportunities, training and mentoring, and more.