Initiative Muscle Monday: September 2018 Recap

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Another month down in YouTube land for me. I continue to release a new video to The Intern Hustle’s channel every Monday, for what I have dubbed Initiative Muscle Monday — Helping you to start each week with an intentional step toward a successful future.

It has definitely forced me to flex my initiative muscle as I work to produce intentional content for you week over week.

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Now, for the September 2018 recap…

September 3, 2018 – How to Keep In Touch After an Internship (Relationship Building)

A common question a lot of college students have is, “How should I go about keeping in touch with people whom I have made professional connections with?” or “What should I say to my networking contacts or former internship supervisors when I reach out?”

First of all, if you are asking these questions and you find yourself here watching this video, awesome! It means you understand the importance of relationship building. Keeping these valuable connections alive and building relationships with them over time can really be a differentiator for you in your professional journey.

However, you want to be thoughtful in your approach. To help you navigate the follow up process successfully, I created this video with my five tips for how to keep in touch after an internship (or any networking, really).

September 10, 2018 – What You Should (Really) Include In Your Elevator Pitch

If you’re watching this video, it’s probably because you need to create your personal elevator pitch. Whether you are creating your elevator pitch as an assignment for a business course, preparing it for your school’s upcoming career fair, or just making sure you have it ready to go for all of the networking opportunities I taught you about in my other videos…I have you covered. I’m giving you the break down of what you need to create your elevator pitch.

But I should warn you…I’m sharing something different in this video. Most people overlook a pretty important aspect of the elevator pitch. I want to make sure you understand what this is. If you do it well, you’re really going to make an impact when delivering your pitch.

And don’t worry, I still cover the standard elements of a personal elevator pitch…they come in at the 7:20 minute mark.

September 17, 2018 – How to Make Your Resume Stand Out for Internships

No one likes creating their resume. And as a college student, it can feel especially hard when you have very little experience to highlight. But crafting a solid resume and learning how to make your resume stand out for internships is so important!

In this video I’m sharing some tips for how you can write a resume as a college student that is tailored to each internship you apply for (and why this is important). Follow these tips and you’ll be steps ahead of your peers who are just blindly sending out cookie cutter resumes and hoping for the best.

September 24, 2018 – How to Format Your Resume for an Internship (10 Quick Tips + A Checklist)

When you’re creating your resume for an internship opportunity, it is important that it is done well. Do you know how to format your resume for an internship? Or are you making some common mistakes that may get your resume thrown out in the trash can?

In this video I’m sharing 10 quick tips on how to format your resume. The tips are simple, but a lot of college students (heck, a lot of people in general) fail to make sure that they’ve covered them all when creating their resume. And to make sure that your resume is really ready to go, I’ve also created a comprehensive Resume Readiness Checklist that you can download for free. Grab your copy here.


Back on Monday, October 1st with the next Initiative Muscle Monday video on common resume mistakes to avoid. Be sure to subscribe so that you don’t miss it! And let me know in the comments below what you’d love to see a video on next.
Initiative Muscle Monday: September 2018 Recap

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