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Making the Most of Your Internship book summary
Entering the real world can be daunting. Let this workbook hold your hand during your first internship.

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6 Overall

7 Applicability

7 Innovation

5 Style

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Today’s job market is so competitive that the scramble to get your foot on the first rung of the ladder can be as arduous as the battle for a CEO position. One way to gain a comparative advantage and attain valuable work experience is to participate in an internship. Ken Kaser, John R. Brooks, Jr. and Kellye Brooks have compiled a basic but information-packed workbook to direct students through the internship experience. Accompanied by a CD-ROM with a neat “resume generator,” this book walks the reader through the entire internship process. Although this smart guide is disorganized and somewhat repetitive in areas, getAbstract believes it can inspire enthusiastic, diligent students or fresh graduates who wish to get a career head start. It also acts as a helpful handbook for human resource professionals who design internship programs.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What an internship is
  • How to land the internship of your dreams
  • How to optimize your value as an intern
 

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Why Should Students Participate in Internships?
Internships are becoming increasingly popular with high-school and college students. Every year, hopeful graduates armed with high grades and hot diplomas flood the job market, but fall short because their resumes contain little or no real...
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About the Authors

Ken Kaser is the marketing internship coordinator at Clements High School, Sugar Land, Texas. John R. Brooks, Jr. is a professor of marketing at Houston Baptist University, where Kellye Brooks is the internship director and an assistant professor of marketing.


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