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Starting Somewhere delivers insight and stories that demystify the internship landscape for a university age audience and dissects the seemingly scary world of work.

Starting Somewhere delivers insight and stories that demystify the internship landscape for a university age audience and dissects the seemingly scary world of work.
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Australia

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Starting Somewhere delivers insight and stories that demystify the internship landscape for a university age audience and dissects the seemingly scary world of work.

Language:

English

Contact:

61 419 359 350


Episodes

Who’s doing it right?

6/13/2018
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So what does a good internship look like? We break down the features with plenty of examples of companies treating interns right and reaping the rewards. But what does it take to land a good internship? And can a good one still be unfair? This one is for the companies! We uncover the 5 vital ingredients in a good internship. From application to orientation to exit interview, what exactly goes into a good internship? We talk to two top-ranked companies from the Internships Australia annual...

Duration:00:32:23

Juggling it all - and avoiding burnout

5/30/2018
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Uni...clubs... a job and now an internship! We talk to people who have burnt out, how they got there and how they got back. We get tips on relaxing from a psychologist, and how to spot that things have gone off the rails and what to do to get back on track. In the race to stand out, pack your CV and get your dream job, or just any job you can take on too much. In this episode, we talk to interns about what made them get overextended, how burnout manifested itself and is it worth working...

Duration:00:34:18

Doing it - getting the most out of your internship

5/16/2018
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What do you want to get out of your internship? We look at setting goals, getting feedback and navigating office politics. Are you business mature? Do you need a mentor to figure that out? What do employers want out of you, we have a list of seven things. Hosts, Buffy Gorrilla and Ben Pawson, talk to interns about their goals for their internship and what they want to get out of it. Plus what do they tell their supervisor they want to achieve - it might be different things… We help you...

Duration:00:34:29

Day one - What to wear, when to turn up and how to get started

5/1/2018
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You’ve got the gig. Now what? We show you how to put your best foot forward, and figure out what that foot should be wearing. From research before you get there, to what time you should arrive through to dealing with first day nerves, we’ve got you covered. Hosts, Buffy Gorrilla and Ben Pawson, talk to Interns about their first day. What happened. Where is the printer? What was the password again? We go through how to set expectations, and what companies are expecting of you. HR...

Duration:00:26:32

Getting your internship - Standing out from the crowd

4/16/2018
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In a sea of people with similar skills how do you stand out? How do you let your personality shine but hide your digital dirt from companies. LinkedIn give us the scoop on a building a stellar profile, plus video interview tips to show your best side. Hosts, Buffy Gorrilla and Ben Pawson, talk to companies about what they look for in interns, and we hear from interns who went there and got the gig, and we hear from some who did not. How many applications should you send, 100? 20?...

Duration:00:35:27

Finding an Internship - What do you want to be when you grow up?

4/16/2018
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What do you want to be when you grow up? We give you three places to look, and ironically for a podcast, some visual ideas for finding your perfect internship. We also hear from The Intern Queen, Lauren Berger. Plus, there are tips on using your networks and some useful web resources. Hosts, Buffy Gorrilla and Ben Pawson, talk with more experts, interns and counsellors to help spark the thoughts: What do you want to do, and where you can do it? We cover how to identify your skills and...

Duration:00:28:55

5 Things About: Getting your start with Adam Elliot

4/12/2018
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Buffy Gorrilla chats with Oscar-winning animator Adam Elliot.

Duration:00:13:49

The Internship Landscape - What are you getting yourself into?

4/10/2018
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There are three ways to do an internship. Each has different benefits, but competition is stiff. Experts, employers interns and your hosts, both former interns, guide you through what employers expect and what interns get out of the experience. Hosts, Buffy Gorrilla and Ben Pawson, explore the internship landscape in detail. If you know nothing, this is where to start. We delve into the surprising history of internships and how they help you get jobs in today's changing employability...

Duration:00:26:00

The Podcast For Starting Out

4/8/2018
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Starting Somewhere delivers insight and stories that demystify the internship landscape. Work has changed. When employers want more than a grade, and candidates are demanding as much of their employer as their employer is of them. Internships are a crucial bridge from the classroom to the workplace.

Duration:00:03:04