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7 Steps to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

So, you got the summer internship? You’ve updated your LinkedIn profile, bought the wardrobe and settled into your department. At my summer internship last year, I had an amazing experience but didn’t achieve all I had intended. Thankfully, I’ve had an opportunity to come back and pick up where I left off. Learning from last year, here are seven ways you can get the most out of your summer internship the first time around. (more…)

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Getting Ready to Send Your Child to College

Anyone who has ridden a rollercoaster can distinctly recall the “click, click, click” sound as the car climbs to the top of the first and largest incline. Instinctively, the rider knows they are about to defy the laws of gravity for few a seconds of sheer terror and exhilaration bundled into one sensation. Riding that rollercoaster is a lot like preparing to send your child off to college for the first time. (more…)

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Interns Volunteer to Do Good at Vermont Foodbank

When a company has a cause, the enthusiasm can be infectious. That’s the case here at National Life Group, which has a broad cause that matches our corporate values: Do good. Be good. Make good.

As an example, National Life hires a few dozen interns every summer. One of the primary goals is to give them a peek into what it’s like to work in the corporate world. For us, a big part of what we do is to give back to the community. (more…)

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8 Reasons to Study Abroad

In two years, I will walk across a grand stage, in front of hundreds of people, along with 1,500 of my friends and classmates, shake a few hands and receive my college diploma. I will graduate with a B.S. in Business Administration, a concentration in Finance and a minor in Global Studies. Great… but what do all of those unnecessarily long titles really mean? How am I going to be different from the other 1,500 students graduating with me? And what will I have to show for this $120,000 piece of paper. My answer to that: globalized experience. (more…)

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