Internship And Full-Time Jobs Traverse City MI

Want to land an entry-level job at a specific company? The best way is to first prove yourself is through an internship.

Northwestern Michigan College - Career & Student E
(231) 995-1041
1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI

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Access Source Group
(231) 947-4982
1055 Carriage Hill Dr
Traverse City, MI

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TriLink Technical Services
(231) 932-9478
175 Wilson Rd
Traverse City, MI

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WorldBridge Partners
(231) 922-9423
2915 Arborview Dr
Traverse City, MI

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Byteware Inc.
(231) 922-0237
3566 Matador W #103
Traverse city, MI

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Thomas Staffing
(231) 941-1815
832 Briarhill Ln
Traverse City, MI

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Staffpro America
(231) 933-4100
806 Hastings St
Traverse City, MI

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Master Search
(231) 946-7874
1211 E front St
Traverse City, MI

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Northern Staffing Svc
(231) 347-3144
3143 Logan Valley Rd
Traverse City, MI

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Westaff
(231) 922-2233
207 Grandview Pky
Traverse City, MI

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If you want to land an entry-level job at a specific company after graduation, the best way to do it is to first prove yourself at that company through an internship or co-op.

But you can't expect to turn an internship into a full-time job just by showing up for your assignment with a pulse and a clock to watch the time go by.

"As an intern, you are in competition with other interns for full-time openings," says Christi Lehner, director of college relations for Abbott Laboratories, where 53 percent of the company's eligible interns were hired for full-time jobs in 2003. "You need to set yourself apart and show your value to the organization."

Here's how.

Take Your Role Seriously -- Very Seriously

"Treat your internship as if it was a real job," says Megan Elias, a 2003 public relations graduate from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Elias interned with Animal Friends, an animal shelter in Pittsburgh, before landing a full-time job there last summer.

"Whether it's a full or part-time internship -- paid, unpaid or for college credits -- take it seriously," Elias says. "Work hard. Just because you're an intern doesn't mean you shouldn't take your duties seriously."

Elias knows whereof she speaks. During her special-events planning internship at Animal Friends, she coordinated a "Bark ‘n' Brew" social event, handling everything from making contacts and developing a budget to publicizing the event and even working with the participating dogs....


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