How To Score A Summer Internship (And Turn It Into A Job!)
None of us would be at Refinery29 if it weren't for a bevy of past experiences that prepared us to thrive in such a fast-paced, interactive, and creative work environment. Yes, we're talking about that
dreaded coveted-but-elusive career-changing internship, and early February is just the right time to start thinking about your summer situation. In fact, our inboxes have already seen every type of application for summer '12: the good, the bad, and the ugly. With this in mind, we decided to unlock the key on some insider trade secrets. Through dedication to the field (read: sleepless nights), endless drafts of CVs, and yes, even some trial-and-error on the job, we've mastered our own winning formula for getting ahead in an extremely competitive market. Read on for tips you've got to know when applying, and hey, don't be afraid to list us as a reference — we've got you covered.
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