Get An Internship!
In this job market, it's the candidates with knowledge and experience that get hired...so how does a student or recent graduate get experience?
Eric Woodard grew up in Bangkok, transferred colleges 7 times, became a scuba instructor on Guam, then he got an internship at the White House.
Your Last Day of School gives students specific, actionable advice about how they can be massively successful during an internship. Based on the author's experience as an intern at the White House, and later as a White House and Capitol Hill staffer charged with managing interns in some very high octane environments, he offer 56 steps to help students become awesome interns.
Many students pursue internships today, but very few have been taught the skills they need to thrive as interns. Rather than use their valuable internship time to learn the basics, this book teaches students the skills they need to start their internship on the right foot and start learning the good stuff from day one.
This work is aimed at students - but also their parents, their teachers, and the employers who mentor them as interns. You would think that somebody must have already written a book like this, but they haven't. Students, parents, teachers, and employers all know students could be better prepared for internships "" they just aren't sure how. This book offers the solution.
Why You Need An Internship
Still not convinced you need an internship? This book may change your mind. Most students don't understand that many lessons are not taught in school. If you approach an internship the right way, you can learn some of the basics about the workplace before you begin, and be great on day one.
How Do You Get An Internship?
Finding an internship that will help you with your education and career goals may seem daunting, but if you go about it the right way, it's actually not too difficult to do. This book shares some of the best strategies for getting that internship that will take you to the next level.
What To Expect From An Internship
Many young professionals entering the working world through internships get tripped up because they have wrong expectations going into the workplace. This book offers a ton of great advice about how students can think about the workplace in ways that will help them thrive.
The Skills You Need
Not sure what skills you'll need to succeed during an internship? This book lists all of the main important skills you'll need - with tips about how to get those skills if you don't have them already.
Succeeding at an internship in the workplace so often depends on knowing how to communicate. This book will teach you how.
Many seasoned professionals spend a career learning certain special trick and shortcuts to help them succeed at work. You can learn about many of them just by reading this book.
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About the Author
Eric knows firsthand how tricky the path from school to internship to work can be. During college he transferred schools seven times (attending five different universities). After graduating from college, he wound up working for several years as a scuba instructor on Guam.
Using many of the lessons he now teaches, from this remote Pacific island Eric managed to land an internship at the White House in Washington, DC. Eric excelled during his internship and was eventually hired onto the White House staff. He went on to create and manage a series of internship programs around the nation's capital where he's had the opportunity to mentor hundreds of student interns to massive success.
Eric has created and managed internship programs for the White House and the U.S. Senate. He's also consulted with a variety of national non-profit clients about how to create and manage successful internship programs.
Eric Woodard's philosophy about internships and experiential learning is unique because it focuses on practical steps that students implement immediately in order to improve their chances of succeeding as interns. Eric focuses on the topics students don't learn in school, but are assumed to possess as interns. Eric Woodard offers students expertise that bridges the gap.