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Moving on you know it's summer time and a lot of people are looking for work unpaid work but nonetheless a very profitable job because it is experience that will be priceless really when you go to try to find yourself.
Job in the job market -- -- high school student or college student people are looking into summer internships.
I swear by internships I think they're one of the greatest things that you could possibly do especially now in the job market is so.
A competitive and you need to have as much experience as possible so Nicole Williams joins me now she's a connection director.
With linked and that we appreciate you coming on my pleasure and were gonna be talking about how to maximize our summer internships and that is if you've got one it's very competitive in -- -- -- -- -- to an internship at any come down really because.
That is possibly issue went to a paying job -- down the line or at least that's what we're hoping yes if there are exactly right openings so.
I guess how how to maximize first of all it's all about building strong relationships -- -- is strike as we -- you know remembered me.
Great first impression I get this thing at the end of the day really the majority of employment opportunities come through people's so yeah more -- work you can go into the intern ship -- understanding who this person as.
How they fit within your industry asking for connections from the person you're working -- You know it's building a relationship and really want to have that relationship -- before here going out actually asking for -- job so.
It before the big ask and make sure you're getting to know someone.
All right so gain critical experience and that while you're -- that in turn shipments.
-- -- -- -- the word everything -- because I think there's not a lot of questions ask a lot of questions taken initiatives you know like died then and actually.
Price is gonna do things evenly around -- -- exactly what employers after awhile once in India has been there for a few weeks sure they don't wanna have to ask they just want people to do that and other major fear is that you're gonna mess up so you know.
You know you really do wanna take initiatives show and prove that -- actually got the skills necessary to get the job done but.
Really it is that that's the benefit of this internship you're not getting paid but you -- any experience that's.
That's the you know -- form of payment in this particular relationship and it's up to you to take advantage of it I think a lot of times -- -- -- sit -- -- to be asked -- -- to be told what to do -- -- -- you really wanna maximize that.
You wanna take the initiative ends really grab Mel -- -- hands -- Relationship and experience equals recommendations on -- badly I mean you need to make an amazing impression because.
You don't have any other former jobs to use his record isolated these in turn out -- our key yes I -- you've got profound concerns that can't recommendations but.
Professor you've never really worked for and you're paying.
They're -- so you actually want someone who's actually watched you work -- and house for the recommendation you know -- and in post that on your Linkedin profile so that when it potential employers are looking to you too.
You know identify what skills you have -- whether or not -- the right fit for the job they really do have this.
You know positive.
Recommendation of what you've accomplished over the course of the entrance.
My idea and an -- at this point it really is about.
Gaining as much experience as -- -- canned because.
It is so much more competitive nowadays to get a job that it was back when I was getting a job -- have got out of the holidays is this just for college students -- snow you know internships aren't necessarily just not -- does not -- college kids anymore I think -- -- that you're trying to break into a new industry right you know internships are often times the you know it's your first entry level job and -- -- and that's why I think you really do need to think about.
How are you going to capitalize on this opportunity and it is about building relationships.
It's building real tangible work experience that you can add to your linked -- profile and then -- getting those recommendations so that.
You know you you're walking away with something okay.
All right Nicole Williams we appreciate you coming on make you very much is very important though they internships I can't stress -- enough yet.
It really is key in it's it's how you build your resume -- -- -- -- more expert to put on there the better because the next person next year is gonna have more experience is -- Philadelphia with more experience -- -- thank you remind you of that pretty much wraps up first.
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