As Crisis in Iraq Drags On, So Too Does Economic Uncertainty

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Civil war drags on in Iraq as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a Sunni al-Qaeda splinter group, continues to fight the Iraqi government and Shiite Prime Minister …

New Northwestern Startup Learnerator Is Ready to Teach

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Northwestern was recently in the news for becoming somewhat of a “startup machine” and elevating its entrepreneurship status into the ranks of the Stanford’s, Harvard’s and MIT’s of the world. …

Putting Chicago’s Tech Scene in Context

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If one were to ask, which American city owes the most to entrepreneurs operating in a free market, many people would answer San Francisco, or Palo Alto, or San Jose, …

Likability is the Name of the Game: Cultural Matching and Homogeneity in the Workplace

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The curtain of 2014 summer internship recruitment has just closed … or not, for those who have not finalized their summer plans yet. While some students can’t wait to boast …

Face the World Event Teaches Northwestern Students How to Build an Online Presence

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By Juliet Bartz Even though Northwestern senior Rebecca Liron has a job for next year in Africa at the International Rescue Committee, she still attended Procter and Gamble’s Face the …

Projected Talent: Connecting Students to Meaningful Work Experience

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The perceived necessity of building a resume with flashy work experience early on in college (especially at Northwestern) has allowed unpaid internships to grow and recruitment cycles to take over …

What “Undercover Boss” Can Teach Us About Brand Management

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One of my guilty pleasures is watching a television show called “Undercover Boss.” The show follows the CEO (or another corporate leader) of a large company who goes undercover in …

When an Unpaid Internship is Appropriate

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Although I have been fortunate enough to attain paid internships, I have listened to many of my fellow Northwestern students describe their unpaid summer internships. Some helped to run non-profit …

BarLift: A New Way to Bar-Hop

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If you haven’t heard of BarLift yet, get ready for the future of bar-hopping. This app revolutionizes the experience, allowing users to receive exclusive deals from nearby bars, helping them …

Northwestern Junior Uses Legos to Land Prestigious Internship

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By Juliet Bartz Leah Bowman, a junior at Northwestern, used to think her dream job would be at Lego. Instead, Legos helped her land her dream internship. Her father is …