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  • 3 Ways to Prepare to Graduate Into a Tough Job Market

    3 Ways to Prepare to Graduate Into a Tough Job Market

    Landing a new position during a pandemic isn’t ideal, but it’s possible. We’ve outlined three ways to navigate a tough job market.

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  • Hate Your Internship? Here's What You Should Do

    Hate Your Internship? Here's What You Should Do

    The wrong internship can lead to burnout and frustration. If you think you hate your internship, here's what you should do.

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  • TWC Survey Shows that Virtual Internships Have Value

    TWC Survey Shows that Virtual Internships Have Value

    How does a remote internship stack up against the in-person experience? We surveyed our Summer 2020 students to find out.

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  • College to Career: Myths and Misconceptions

    College to Career: Myths and Misconceptions

    Every year, millions of college graduates enter the job market. We break down common myths about the college-to-career transition so you know what to really expect.

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  • How to Network Like a Professional

    How to Network Like a Professional

    So, you want to network…now what? Before you jump right in, read these tips so you can be prepared to put your best foot forward.

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  • Webinar Replay: Finding a Job (Virtually)19:44

    Webinar Replay: Finding a Job (Virtually)

    Learn how to begin a strategic job search and find remote work in an entirely virtual environment, plus tips to determine who is hiring.

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  • Graduating in the Age of COVID-19

    Graduating in the Age of COVID-19

    This guide introduces a variety of resources, ideas and mindsets you can utilize to manage launching a career in times of uncertainty.

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  • Managing Your Career During Times of Uncertainty: 5 Steps You Can Take Today

    Managing Your Career During Times of Uncertainty: 5 Steps You Can Take Today

    With so much job uncertainty in the world right now, here are five easy steps you can take to gain control of your career.

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  • What's an Informational Interview and How Do I Ace It?

    What's an Informational Interview and How Do I Ace It?

    Informational interviews are conversations with a professional to get more information about their career field. Use these tips to successfully set up and conduct one. 

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  • How Do You Know If an Internship Is Right for You?

    How Do You Know If an Internship Is Right for You?

    With internships playing such an important role in your early career journey, here’s a practical guide to help you decide which internship opportunity is the “right” one. 

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  • Studying for the LSAT (Or Other Grad School Tests) While Interning in D.C.

    Studying for the LSAT (Or Other Grad School Tests) While Interning in D.C.

    Balancing an internship, course work and graduate school exam prep isn't easy, but it is do-able. Use these tips to manage your time.

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  • Acing the Interview: What You Need to Know

    Acing the Interview: What You Need to Know

    After empowering over 60,000 students with the experience, skills and network they need to land the right career for them, we like to think we know a thing or two about acing interviews.

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  • How to Navigate Career Questions During Family Gatherings

    How to Navigate Career Questions During Family Gatherings

    Here's how to prepare for tough questions about your major, career path and future plans before you head to your next party or family gathering.

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  • How to Network When You're Home for the Holidays

    How to Network When You're Home for the Holidays

    Networking probably isn’t high on your list of things to do during your time off from work or school, but there’s no better time of year to do it.

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  • Where the Networking Opportunities Are in D.C.

    Where the Networking Opportunities Are in D.C.

    Networking has been a great way for me to build professional connections in D.C.

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  • How My D.C. Internship Helped Me Discover a New Career Path

    How My D.C. Internship Helped Me Discover a New Career Path

    Back in August, I thought I had it all figured out. I knew what I was getting out of undergrad, what my next school would be and what my dream job was.

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  • From Shy to Sure: Networking in the Office

    From Shy to Sure: Networking in the Office

    As a D.C. intern, you will hear one piece of advice constantly: network as much as possible.

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  • Pursuing Top-Tier Career Advice

    Pursuing Top-Tier Career Advice

    One of the most important goals that interns should focus on is soliciting feedback and advice.

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  • How TWC Helps You Prepare for the Job Market

    How TWC Helps You Prepare for the Job Market

    Although I’m not graduating until December, I have already taken several steps to prepare myself for life after college.

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  • Three Common Myths and Misconceptions About Networking

    Three Common Myths and Misconceptions About Networking

    In Washington, D.C., networking is just a part of everyday life. So how do you prepare for it? 

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