Go Do Things: How to OWN THAT PROJECT as an Intern

You’re an incredible intern with super sick skills to utilize. You are definitely making progress with your internship, but maybe you are doing projects in which you don’t feel like you’re taking charge. You’re kind of just doing what the ‘ole boss person says and you’re gaining experience, but not to the level in which …

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6 Stages of Getting Acclimated to the Tech Startup Environment

Maybe you’re a recent college grad and the uncertainty and risk associated with the startup world is something that intrigues you. Or maybe you’re a mid-career professional looking for something “non-corporate.” No matter your intentions, you’re here now! You’re in one of the fastest growing industries, doing something that’s techy and important, I’m sure. Here …

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4 Qualities of a Rad Candidate and 4 Traits of a Gnarly Company

Rad Intern: You’re looking for a stellar intern to help your startup with marketing, development, PR, design, operations, or a million other things in which you need help.  Here are the traits Lantern looked for in its intern search: 1. Well-spoken and articulate Lantern used a pretty unconventional application process. First, applicants were to call …

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Getting the Most Out of the Internship Experience

Through this blog post series, I will be discussing what I am learning as a marketing intern at an Austin tech startup and what a company can do to utilize an intern’s time and talents to the fullest extent. Hey new friend. If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re interested in being an intern …

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