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Internship and College: Attitude is Everything - Articles Surfing

If we are entirely honest with ourselves we would be forced to admit that we live in an extremely competitive world. What makes even more difficult is the recent (and current) decline in the American economy. As the economy stays on a steady decline, jobs become much more scarce and competitive.

What does this mean to you?

This means that you need to stand out when you are searching for internship college prospects. The most important thing that is going to distinguish you from the rest of your fellows is your attitude.

So, let's go over the most important attitude characteristics that employers are looking for.

' Integrity

Integrity is quite possibly the most important characteristic that one can possess. (In my humble opinion).

What is integrity?

Integrity is a very simple principle that touches all aspects of life. In the clearest terms, integrity is the virtue of being a person of your word. It requires that you do what you say you are going to do when you say you are going to do it.

' Humility

Most internship college employers would probably agree that humility is a must when going into an intern position. This is because you are going there to learn and gain experience. They are allowing you the opportunity to be there for your benefit. If you go in with a sense of entitlement then you I can assure you that your termination will come with the quickness.

So, the lesson here is to remain humble and teachable.

' Motivation

This is also an extremely important asset to carry with you. Motivation is a very attractive characteristic in an employee. Along with motivation comes a positive attitude, energetic personality, and a 'go-getter' mentality. If you exhibit motivation, you are almost assured a quality internship college position.

Stand Out In the Crowd

You want to be the person that is noticed first in a large crowd. If you go in and exhibit the above discussed characteristics, you will most certainly stand out among the dull and boring. Be playful but not overzealous; be outgoing but not obnoxious; be friendly but not childish; be professional but not a prude; be confident but not cocky; and ALWAYS BE HAPPY.

I think that the most important rule that one can live by is to not take themselves too seriously. If you realize that the interview process is not a life or death matter, you will be able to relax and display a lighthearted energy which everybody likes. This means that you are fun to be around and that you get the job done but that you are also a human being with weaknesses. It is important to convey a sense of accomplishment while remaining humble and willing to help out where needed. Keeping is simple and just being yourself is really the best way to impress others since, being genuine is worth plenty.

It is my great hope that this has contributed to your base of knowledge and offered a boost in your confidence level. So, go put yourself out there and get the best dang internship college position available!

Submitted by:

Rose Ybarra

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