Dominating Your Internship – “How A Summer Internship Changed My Life”

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Welcome, and thanks for joining me here. In this post, I’m going to give you some context around why I wrote the STRAIGHT TALK GUIDE titled, DOMINATING YOUR INTERNSHIP, by sharing a personal story about How a Summer Internship Changed My Life.

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Early in 1976, I applied and was accepted into Iowa State’s Engineering College. Since I liked to fix and build things, engineering seemed like a good path for me.

Internship Success Secrets From an Experienced Engineering Intern

A couple of months ago a sharp, young engineering student, Alec Albright (who I connected with on LinkedIn last year) headed out to start his third internship. It’s scheduled to last a full 8 months.

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After learning of his new internship, I wanted to acknowledge his success and say hello, so I sent him this brief LinkedIn message: 

Hey Alec, I see you started a new internship. Hope it’s going well. This past post might help you: http://engineeringcareerlauncher.com/engineering-internship-priority/ Regards, Don

Conducting Informational Interviews – Chap.#3: A Simple Step-By-Step Process

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Welcome to Chapter #3. This one is very, very short. I’ve titled it, A Simple Step-By-Step Process.

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In the early chapters of the GUIDE, I stress more than once that informational interviewing is simple. This post reveals the proof.

Dominating Your Internship – GUIDE Introduction & Benefits

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Welcome to this introduction to my STRAIGHT TALK GUIDE titled, DOMINATING YOUR INTERNSHIP7.5 Secrets to Creating an Awesome and Invaluable Experience as an Engineering or STEM Intern.

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If you’re reading this, then you’re probably headed to an internship in the near future.

If this is true, let me offer my sincere congratulations. You’ve made one of the best decisions you’ll make in your entire career.

DOMINATING YOUR INTERNSHIP – The ULTIMATE GUIDE

Outstanding internships don’t happen by accident! Put yourself in the driver’s seat with this FREE GUIDE.

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In this GUIDE, I share the most valuable internship secrets I learned during my five work sessions with John Deere as an engineering intern and co-op student….and during my 25 years at Deere as an engineer, corporate engineering recruiter, trainer, and project manager.