Internships have all but became a requirement when starting out in the fields of entertainment and broadcasting. Students need these internships not only to get their foot in the door, but to gain valuable experience that gives them an advantage when going for that first job in the industry. Intern Insider helps students navigate the often daunting task of finding an internship, and equips readers to use the experience learned to begin a strong career in the entertainment world.
As both a professional broadcaster and college professor, author Tammy Trujillo approaches the topic of internships from both sides: what the student and intern site hope to gain. She provides various valuable perspectives throughout the book, including student assessments on their internship experiences, case studies of those who have turned their internships into careers, and interviews with internship site coordinators. Her breadth of knowledge and experience make for a ground-level book both informative and useful.
In the competitive landscape of today’s entertainment and broadcasting worlds, Intern Insider provides students with all the tools they need to make the most of their internships and jumpstart their careers!Also visit http://www.interninsider-thebook.com/
Part 1: Before the Internship. 1. Understanding the Purpose of an Internship 2. The Value of Real-World Experience 3. Putting What You Have Learned in the Classroom into Practice 4. How to Access Your Skills and Abilities 5. How to Prepare Your Introduction Material 6. You Don't Need to Know Anyone - Pick Up the Phone! 7. Dress for the Job You Want to Get Part 2: Getting the Internship. 8.Interrogation vs. Conversation – The Interview 9. What to do After the Interview Part 3: During the Internship. 10. What to do on Your First Day at Your Internship 11. How to Become Part of the Team 12. Making the Most of Your Internship 13. Pro-Active Interning: Making Things Happen for Yourself 14. Keeping It All in Perspective Part 4: After the Internship. 15. How to Know When You are Finished with Your Internship 16. What Happens Next? 17. Keeping the Contacts You Made Active