Top 10 things to do — and not do — at a job fair

Apr 4th, 2009 | By

The top 10 and bottom 10 things you should do at a job fair.

The first day of your internship

Mar 27th, 2009 | By

What to wear and how to prepare for the first day of your internship.

Intern housing

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By

Few editors are as concerned about where interns will stay as the interns are. That just makes sense. One reason is self-interest. The other is that, while the intern has no idea where he or she will stay, the editors know that all of last year’s interns stayed somewhere and things will work out. So, the help you get will not come as rapidly or as extensively as you might like.

Set internship goals

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By

One key to a successful internship is to have clear, measurable and reasonable goals before you go in. Find out what those would look like and make some for yourself.

Countdown to internship success

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By

In the time between when you accept the offer and when you arrive, become an avid student of the newspaper. Do your reporting. Read the paper regularly—online and on paper.