Posts Tagged: top 5

Top 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Time in Washington, D.C.

It’s summertime in D.C. and the energy is great. New internships or fellows have started at exciting internships in Washington, D.C., while many of you who have recently graduated are embarking on your first jobs. Here at GovLoop, we’ve been fortunate enough to have a rotating cast of excellent interns and fellows, so we know… Read more »

Top 5 – Tips for Summer Interns

So it’s summer intern season again. Internships are a great way for a student to get experience, skills, and a professional network. And they are a great way for employersto tap into a potential future employee and get new ideas. I’ve had many summer internships myself and managed many summer interns. There’s a lot to… Read more »

Top 5 – Tips on Applying to Apps Contests

I just got done with reviewing a number of applications to the SBA Apps for Entrepreneurial contests. Lots of cool applications and the results will be forthcoming in a few weeks. It’s my first time judging so I thought I’d give some feedback from the perspective of a judge for those applying to other apps… Read more »

Top 5 – Tips on Informational Interview

Top 5 – How to Conduct an Informational Interview About three years ago, I conducted an extensive job search. As part of that job search, I held probably 40 information interviews. Well, now life reverses its course and I’ve been helping folks out recently as I’ve been the interviewee on the information interview. As such,… Read more »

Top 5: GovLoop Live Chat Rules

Last year we did several live chats on the site and the community really seemed to enjoy them so we’ll be rolling out more and more of them this year. This post is just a quick “Guide to our Chat Protocol.” 1 – Asking Questions: First off, to avoid overwhelming our confusing the featured chatter… Read more »

Top 5 – How to Maximize Per Diem

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************************************************************** Top 5 – How to Maximize Per Diem The magical per diem. When you travel, there are lots of theories on how to maximize your per diem. Heck, we even built a per diem calculator to help you…. Read more »