CORE Blog

April 20, 2012

TOP 10 INTERNSHIP MYTHS

By Rebecca Zissou While most students know that an internship can be a valuable resume booster and a great way to establish career contacts, several myths […]
April 12, 2012

THE NEW WORLD OF INTERNSHIPS

By Lisa Takeuchi Cullen Like many of his new classmates at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, freshman Cory Hipps spent the summer working. But instead of […]
April 10, 2012

MAKING THE BEST OF A BAD INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

It was December 23rd, 2005 when I received word from Byron Industries (the real name of the company has been disguised) that I would be invited […]
April 6, 2012

HOW TO FIND A SUMMER INTERNSHIP

By Deborah Federico A student came into my office recently, bearing a worried expression. A friend had told him there weren’t any more summer internships available, he […]
April 1, 2012

INTERNSHIP COVER LETTER GUIDE

By Penny Loretto, About.com Guide Cover letters tend to follow a very simple format: 1. 1st Paragraph – Why you are writing. 2. 2nd/3rd Paragraphs – What you […]
April 1, 2012

TOP 10 INTERNSHIP INTERVIEWING TIPS

By Penny Loretto, About.com Guide You’ve already sent out your resume and cover letter and the employer has recently contacted you about scheduling an interview. Below are some tips to help ensure […]
April 1, 2012

THE R.O.A.D. TO COLLEGE

REMOVING OBSTACLES TO ACHIEVE DREAMS Saturday, April 14, 2012 | Community College of Philadelphia Northwest Regional Center | 9:00am – 12:30pm The Community College of Philadelphia’s Center for Male […]
March 31, 2012

LAST-MINUTE STUDENT TRAVEL OPTIONS

Want to get away? Head home? Go see your school’s football game? For college students, last-minute travel is just par for the course. While your options […]
March 8, 2012

SCHOLAR IN THE SPOTLIGHT: NICOLE DAVIS

If you could choose any celebrity to be your professor, who would it be and why? If I could chose a celebrity to be my professor […]
March 6, 2012

WHY STUDENTS SHOULD VOLUNTEER OVER SPRING BREAK

For many American families, spring break may conjure images of warm beaches, road trips, and even foreign lands. But, in a stale economy, more families may need […]
March 6, 2012

4 VOLUNTOURISM ALTERNATIVES TO YOUR USUAL SPRING BREAK VACATION

Your usual college spring break vacation conjures images of beaches, sand, sun, and little sleep. But let’s face it, your usual spring break madness isn’t for […]
February 12, 2012

THE ALPHA PHI ALPHA SCHOLARSHIP

The Philadelphia Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. annually sponsors a scholarship program to aid promising students in the public schools of greater Philadelphia […]
February 10, 2012

SCHOLAR IN THE SPOTLIGHT: ALAN HUANG

If you could write a message inside a fortune cookie, what would it be? If I could write a message inside a fortune cookie it would […]
February 7, 2012

THE 2012 PHILADELPHIA ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS SCHOLARSHIP

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists is excited to announce that (2) two $1,000 scholarships will be offered to two deserving future journalists this year. The […]
February 5, 2012

THE JAMES WILLIAM PROCTOR BOOK AWARD

Wesley Proctor Ministries proudly announces the 5th annual James William Proctor Book Award, established to assist recipients with the costs of their college curriculum books for […]