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.

As I walked into a warehouse-like office for my interview, there were employees playing ping pong to my left and emoji cushions to my right.  Continue reading Getting to grips with office culture during an internship: What to expect

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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8 Summer Adventures In Startups: Lose The Laptop And Get Stuck In

The sun is shining, the bees are buzzing, the birds are singing- what better time to relinquish your laptop and get outside? Not totally relinquish, obviously, we’re not mad- we’ve compiled a list of eight excellent start-ups that use your screen addiction to get you doing something excellent in the wide world beyond the web. Pick up your phone, check out these beauties and get stuck in.  Continue reading 8 Summer Adventures In Startups: Lose The Laptop And Get Stuck In

Bored of uni? Want to make some money? Burst the bubble and beat those blues…

Inspired by that blog about funding? Bored of uni? Think starting your own business is an impossible dream? Today we feature a blog from someone who really did take the plunge into starting a business- and did it a way you might not have thought of. Nathan Cruz Coulson tells us all…

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Enternships Changed My Life: a Tale of Victory

The best thing – hands down – about working at Enternships is hearing inspiring tales from our candidates. It seems that so many students and graduates leave university unsure of what their next step should be, unaware of the IMMENSE possibilities ahead of them – and that’s where we come in. Elitsa was one such ambitious dreamer, lost until she stumbled across a certain website (too dramatic? Don’t blame us, we love us a good story)…   Continue reading Enternships Changed My Life: a Tale of Victory

Lord Young’s Report May 2013: 5 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

Today sees the second of the Lord Young’s reports in his capacity as the Prime Minister’s advisor on small business and enterprise. And we’re all over it. Whilst the first one (published May 2012) centred more on the trials and tribulations of setting up a business – as well as what could be done to make it easier for all involved– the second focusses more on growing a business. Buckle up; we’re giving you a whistle-stop tour of the key points, and what they’ll mean for you hearty, glorious entrepreneurs. Continue reading Lord Young’s Report May 2013: 5 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

Working At A Startup: The Good, The Bad, And The Brilliant.

Sure, we bang on about how wonderful it is working in a startup like Enternships, but that’s not to say that it’s for everyone. Before you’ve even contemplated diving into the heady world of the entrepreneur, maybe turn your ear to what our very own Corissa Nunn has to say about the shift from corporate to startup… Continue reading Working At A Startup: The Good, The Bad, And The Brilliant.