How tech internships became the rage of the new millennium

From Bebo to Facebook, Blockbusters to Netflix, technology has made monumental leaps over the past decade. People now have more opportunities to connect than ever before.

Gone are the days of picking up the house phone or calling a cab; things of the past are gradually being replaced with the likes of Whatsapp and the city-dominating UBER app. Leaving the house seems like a chore when you can order the week’s groceries off Amazon.

Welcome to the digital age.

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Building for future success: top tips for beginning an internship

EXAMS ARE OVER! Big sigh on my count: 1… 2… 3…. AHHH.

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Uni’s out and it’s time to take that first baby step into the scary, working world.

So after countless interviews during the term, you’ve finally grabbed yourself that internship you fought so hard for. But of course, it doesn’t end there.

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Getting to grips with office culture during an internship: What to expect

From the office’s cocker spaniel to scooting in and out of meeting rooms, the startup office culture certainly has an alluring appeal.

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The Intern Insider- 5 Ace Interview Tips

How I got a job in a startup that helps build other startups

It was the Easter holidays and my interview was so close… I had already done my research, read a lot of articles full of advices on how to succeed in an interview, created a list of my strengths Continue reading The Intern Insider- 5 Ace Interview Tips

The Future Test: Are You Ready?

Look, not all of us have the luxury of a time-travelling Delorean, or indeed Christopher Lloyd’s hairdo. The future therefore remains uncharted territory. But as a wise man once said, “confidence is preparation, everything else is beyond your control” – so take a peek at the questions below to see whether you’re good and ready, and if you aren’t, what to do about it.

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How To Hire An Intern: Internship Structure

A successful internship does two things. It creates a valuable learning atmosphere for the intern, and harnesses fresh talent, ideas and skills for the business at large. But the symbiosis doesn’t happen by magic – it takes blood, sweat and tears (of joy).

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Summer Internships in the UK 2014: the ultimate hit-list for job-seekers

It’s never too early to start scouting out great resources for summer internships in the UK for 2014, and we’ve put together all the sites you need to make sure that no matter what you’re on the hunt for, you’ll find it.

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How To Bag A Career In Film Editing: An Industry Insider

Want some pointers on how to nab yourself an entry-level career in the terrifyingly popular realm of film and video editing? We had the chance to speak to a chap who has literally ALL the beans – and he’s willing to spill them.

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How To Hire An Intern: Writing The Perfect Job Description

If you want to lure extraordinary people in the direction of your company, the copy in your job description needs to be as enticing as a Boston creme doughnut after a week of gastroenteritis-induced fasting. Fortunately, that’s as easy as 1, 2… 7.

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