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20 Amazing Pieces To Help Land Your Summer Internship

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    Your résumé is in tip-top shape, your applications are in, and you've even lined up a couple of interviews. Go you! Your dream job is so close to being a reality this summer. And, sure, landing the internship to end all internships feels can feel like a make-or-break situation. But, instead of stressing about everything that can go wrong, prepare for the factors you can control. Like dressing for the position you want — that's a tried-and-true statement we agree with wholeheartedly.

    After all, first impressions are your chance to let your personality shine. So, why not let your outfit reflect it, too? Try a few simple wardrobe upgrades — think of the 20 picks ahead as investment pieces for your post-college career. Like shoes you'll want to be buried in because they're so chic, the ultimate spring trench, and a colorful (but totally office-appropriate) skirt that'll fuel some friendly conversation with your interviewer. We guarantee: You'll feel like a total boss.

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