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How to Answer “Why Should You Be Hired for This Internship?”

An internship is a gateway to the professional world. That’s the reason why most universities require you to complete at least 240 hours of internship work.  But here’s the thing. Your university won’t be spoon-feeding you an internship; you have to apply for it yourself.  If you’re an undergraduate, this can be pretty challenging. Likely, …

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What Is an Internship?

An internship is a position wherein an undergraduate or trainee will work for an organization — usually without pay — to gain on-the-job experience for a certain amount of time.  The length of an internship will last from a few weeks to as long as an entire year. However, most employers today will only provide …

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Should College Athletes Be Paid: Pros and Cons

Have you heard of the salary controversy regarding college athletes? The issue is that college sports are not just about athletes competing against each other anymore. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry, and third-party businesses outside the educational institution’s scope are involved. While the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) earns billions in revenue, it prohibits athletes …

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What Is a Postdoc?

After finishing your Ph.D., you might be under the impression that things are finally over, right? Well, for formal studies where you have to pass exams and defend your research, then absolutely! However, studies pertaining to your growth and contribution to science and society, then that’s where this fancy word comes in — postdoc or …

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