Category Archives: Internships

What’s the Difference Between Interns and Campus Reps?

In celebration of National Intern Day, we’ve decided to tackle a common question among students: what’s the difference between interns and campus reps? If you’ve ever thought about becoming an intern chances are you’ve also stumbled upon postings for brand ambassadors. The two positions are similar yet different in a few ways. According to The […]

Digital-Since-Birth Students Embrace Virtual Internships

Credit: Jessica Gavrilovski Internships can be a blessing and a curse for college students. While they give students hands-on experience, they can also be difficult to balance along with other responsibilities. With technology growing at a faster rate than ever before, it’s no wonder that the digital-since-birth Gen Z embraces virtual internships. Virtual internships are […]

More Than Your Resume: How To Talk About Job Experience

You applied for the job and now you’ve got an interview! Congratulations! Now what? Chances are, the interviewer will ask about your goals, aspirations, and where you see yourself in five years. And you can bet that they’re going to ask about your employment history/previous work experience. As a young college student, it can be […]

Make the Most of Your Breakroom Relationships

For college students, summer internships are hard to come by…who am I kidding? Any internship is hard to come by, especially one that relates to whatever career you aspire to have in the future. After countless the hours of searching, interviewing, and crying over your dream internship, becoming a house spouse to a rich doctor becomes […]

What They Don’t Tell You About Being a DC Intern

Robert De Niro did it. Elle Woods did it, even Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn did it. They all  landed a sweet internship. Now, I am by no means an expert on internships, but I do have experience with one particular creature of internship–the DC summer internship–and I’m here to tell you what they don’t […]

5 Resume Tips for the Professional-To-Be

With graduation always waiting to pop the college bubble, we have to start thinking about applying for jobs, internships, grad school, and other future endeavors. A resume is a tricky monster that takes careful planning and writing. It doesn’t have to be all bad! We at The Brief have come up with resume tips that […]

6 Tips for Polishing Your Cover Letter

With summer internships wrapping up in the coming weeks and applications for fall internships opening, it’s time to revise your cover letter to make sure you are among the standout candidates when applying for internships this fall. Here are 6 tips for improving your cover letter that will make your voice be heard! Keep it […]

Follow Your Dream

Our featured intern Brian shared his internship experience and how he’s turning his passion into a career. An internship is a great stepping stone, but Go Commando can also be that stepping stone getting you real world marketing experience while you’re still in school. Check out what Brian has to share: