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Topic: Internships

CareerLAB aims to offset loss of summer work amid pandemic through BrownConnect Summer Institute

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CareerLAB aims to offset loss of summer work amid pandemic through BrownConnect Summer Institute

April 28, 2020 0 comments

With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic forcing many summer internships and programs across industries to cancel, a new CareerLab program called the Brown Connect Summer Institute will provide free networking, mentorship and industry experience to students. 

In wake of COVID-19, three Brown students create ‘Intern from Home’

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In wake of COVID-19, three Brown students create ‘Intern from Home’

April 19, 2020 0 comments

Amidst the growing threat of COVID-19 coronavirus, which has prompted an exodus of students from their college campuses across the country, three University undergraduates came up with an idea to help students gain work experience and give startup companies an extra set of hands.

Brown cancels international summer programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Brown cancels international summer programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

April 4, 2020 0 comments

The University canceled all international undergraduate travel and programming for the coming summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an April 2 Today@Brown announcement. 

Schmidt ’21: I Just Got Rejected From an Internship. Now What?

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Schmidt ’21: I Just Got Rejected From an Internship. Now What?

February 11, 2020 0 comments

The internship and summer opportunity application seasons are now in full swing. Students are either hearing back from employers that they applied to in the fall or still working diligently on finding the perfect way to spend the summer.

Calvelli ’19: How to write a cover letter

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Calvelli ’19: How to write a cover letter

February 28, 2019 3 comments

For us high-achieving college students, late February doesn’t mean winter: It means job and internship application season. (Unless, of course, you sold your soul to an on-campus recruiter last fall.) Like Halloween in fall, writing cover letters is the most haunting part of this season.

In Sayles Hall, students talked to representatives from non-profit, education and public sectors at the Common Good Internship and Job Fair, organized by the Swearer Center and CareerLAB.

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CareerLAB hosts internship, job fair

January 31, 2019 0 comments

Students gathered in Sayles Hall Wednesday for the sixth annual Common Good Internship and Job Fair. Hosted by CareerLAB, the event aimed to connect students with employment and internship opportunities in the nonprofit, education and public service sectors.

Students stay in Providence over summer through University programs

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Students stay in Providence over summer through University programs

October 4, 2018 0 comments

The Swearer Center for Public Service is partnering with over 100 local nonprofits that are looking to attract student interns over the summer — increasing the number of partner organizations affiliated with the Swearer Center fivefold over the past couple of years.

Mulligan ’19: Paying future leaders will pay off

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Mulligan ’19: Paying future leaders will pay off

January 30, 2018 1 comment

What do Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer and Paul Ryan all have in common? It sounds like I’m about to write a joke about the lack of diversity among federal politicians. That’s certainly tempting, but as I’m bombarded with emails about career fairs and resume-writing workshops, there’s another, not entirely unrelated, […]

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Handshake replaces JIB, streamlines CareerLAB services

September 6, 2017 0 comments

Over the summer, CareerLAB released Handshake, which aims to be a more integrated platform than its predecessor.

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Colby ’20: Internship inequities

April 20, 2017 2 comments

The conclusion of spring semester is, for many, a joyous moment. For others it signals an impending deadline to find a summer internship.