Top Tips to Gain Great References from Your Internship

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An internship is an ideal opportunity to bridge your University qualifications with work integrated learning. But how can you best utilise this amazing experience to demonstrate your new found skills? Performance Education Internships & Training Manager Lauren Wallace offers these top tips to help you gain the best possible references from your internship.

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I Only Want to Work for a Large Company

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The desire to work for a large company is a aim commonly heard from recent graduates. Internship Manager Cristina Brigham discusses her own experiences of starting her career in a small company, the benefits and why you should keep an open mind about opportunities at small companies.

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Dress for Success

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The first impression is the lasting impression! The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important of all - it sets the tone for all relationships to follow. Internship Consultant Jenna Ravattinen explores dress codes in the Australian business environment and why being appropriately dressed is essential to success.

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How to Prepare for Your Interview: Preparing Yourself

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Interviews, for many people, are a daunting experience but a little preparation goes a long way. Internship Consultant Sarah Kenny shares her experiences as a recruiter and discusses practical strategies which will help you prepare for your interview so you can feel more relaxed, create the right impression and maximise your opportunity for interview success.

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How to Prepare for Your Interview: Researching the Company

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You would be amazed at the amount of applicants that just hit 'apply' on a job board. Researching the company is an extremely important step during the application and pre-interview stages. Internship Consultant Sarah Kenny shares her experiences as a recruiter and discusses practical strategies which will help you prepare for your interview so you can feel more relaxed, create the right impression and maximise your opportunity for interview success.

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