Start off your internship with the ultimate power move: initiating an introduction.
A lot of success at work is "managing up". Your manager has a million priorities other than you, so how can you make the most of your time together?
Top performers get strong referrals and have more negotiating power. Learn how you can start becoming a top performer right away.
Everybody needs help when they're taking on a new challenge. This guide will explain when and how to ask for help, so that you have the best chances of being successful.
Interns and junior folks hardly ever get the glamorous work, amiright? Here's a guide about how to handle the work you're assigned.
Feedback, whether positive or negative, is a gift. Learn how to make the most out of a performance review.
How can you deliver what your boss wants, challenge yourself, and get everything done on time?
It's not just about your skills—it's often about the people you know. Here's a guide to networking so that you start building meaningful connections now.
Are you proud of your work? Here's how to tell the world about the great work you've done.
How would you evaluate your own performance? That's an important part of personal and professional growth.
In the past, this would have said "resumé". Either way, let's make sure the world doesn't forget what you accomplished this internship.
Goodbye shouldn't be forever. Here's how to say auf wiedersehen to your coworkers while keeping the door open for future opportunities.
I kinda wanna sign up for the weekly emails just for the career advice even though I'm not an intern 😅
I wish I had this when I was an intern!
My name is Brenda Jin, and I've taught my mentees professionalism, communication, and leadership. They, in turn, have received incredible job offers and promotions while experiencing personal learning and growth. I can’t wait to show you how to use them on your own, so that you can have a competitive edge for the rest of your career.
I've had lots of help throughout my career from coaches, mentors, and therapists. I've been mentoring as a way to pass these skills on, but I wanted to reach more people than I could 1:1. I want everyone to have access to the skills I developed, so I created this program.
Maybe someday I'll sell an advanced leadership development program, but I'm not there yet. In the meantime, I'm making this program available for free.
Ideally, less than 10 minutes per activity. However, the other topics will be ones that you'll be able to think about and apply to work for the whole week. Here's an example activity from Week 2.
I'm not sure yet! If you like it, maybe I'll extend it. I guess I'll need a new domain then, huh?