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Author: Scott Weighart

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Scott Weighart is Director of Learning and Development with Bates Communications in Wellesley, Mass. Prior to joining Bates in 2011, he worked in the education and private sectors, helping students of all ages reach their full professional potential through books, articles, workshops, classes, coaching and integrated learning systems. For more than 10 years, he was on the faculty of the Department of Cooperative Education at Northeastern University, providing career coaching to students.

Posted Oct. 11, 2016, 9 a.m. by Scott Weighart | View Comments
How to Interview for an Internship

An interview for a high school internship or gap year internship could be long and arduous, or just an informal meeting to make sure that you are presentable and have basic social skills, a positive attitude and a willingness to work hard. Either way, here are a few fundamentals to help you give the best impression possible when you’re headed to the interview. Research and prepare in advance. Memorizing tons of facts is not necessary, but it’s important to have a good idea of what the company does. If it’s a restaurant or store, visit in advance to get a ...