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Campus Overload: June 27, 2010 - July 3, 2010

Cisco intern raps his way to viral glory

Greg Justice, a social-media intern at Cisco Systems in Silicon Valley, raps about the awesomeness of being an intern: like having a retractable badge and using acronyms like "CDO, EBC, GBO, and CBT, VPN, CEO, I'm soundin' like C-3PO."

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 2, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Networking  | Tags: Internships, Stanford, YouTube  
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That intern: The legacy intern

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill a "Real World" cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. (Today's intern...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 2, 2010; 12:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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Greatest intern tweets of the week

So, here we go, the fourth round of the funniest, more interesting or most alarming things interns (or their bosses and co-workers) have said on Twitter. @ConnieAguilar Our intern is playing Justin Bieber from her Itunes library. I'm considering breaking...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 1, 2010; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Twitter  
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Money-saving tips for the unemployed, unpaid

Maybe you just graduated college and still haven't landed a job. Maybe you scored one of those "great" unpaid internships. Or maybe you are just poor like many college students. Whatever your situation, here are seven money-saving ideas for living...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 1, 2010; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Real World  | Tags: Internships, Job Search  
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That intern: The vacation intern

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill a "Real World" cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. On Friday...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 1, 2010; 11:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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Strive to be the 'Penn State Intern'

Every semester Penn State University students arrive in Washington for an internship -- and program coordinator Scott Colburn hands them a "do's and don'ts" guide to being successful. Colburn passed along a PDF of the handout, titled "The Internship Experience,"...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 30, 2010; 2:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, That Intern  
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College president's essay-writing advice

The University of Chicago is known for having provocative, off-the-wall undergraduate admissions questions. This year there are five questions, including this one: "How did you get caught? (Or not caught, as the case may be.)" Last week I had coffee...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 30, 2010; 11:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags: Admissions, University of Chicago  
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That intern: The super-old intern

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill a "Real World" cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. On the...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 30, 2010; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hah! Women also better at tasting beer

The headlines never stop telling us how women are out-performing men in nearly everything ... Women are better at getting into college, earning high grades and graduating! Women are getting more beautiful, while men stay the same! Women less devastated...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 29, 2010; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Night Life  
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That intern: The flip-flops intern

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill a "Real World" cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. The flip-flops...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 29, 2010; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Simple habits the best interns master

Today's guest blogger is Francine Blume, who works in the American University Career Center in the District. By now, you know most of the "shoulds" of maximizing your internship. Be positive, be willing, take initiative! You know not to text,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 28, 2010; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships  
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That intern: The Greek

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill a "Real World" cast. And every class has "That Intern" -- as in, "Don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. Everything that...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 28, 2010; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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