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4 Books You Need To Read To Get Ahead In Your Internship

January 19th, 2017 at 2:00am

Researching, applying for, and starting a new internship is a challenging process. Jumping into the hustle and bustle of the professional world can be a bit overwhelming, and everyone wants all the help they can get.

Who’s better to consult than the women who are living your dream job? Check out these books that will provide you with tips and tricks to make the best of your internship and help you prepare for the career you want.

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The Career Code: Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career by Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power.

Brought to you by the founders of WhoWhatWear, The Career Code is a must-read guide for turning your career into exactly what you want it to be. Whether you are just starting your first job or making your way up the promotional ladder, this book has all the insight on how to excel. The book contains a collection of “career codes,” advice, and how-to’s that Power and Kerr learned while building their thriving company, Clique Media Group, which are sure to help you prepare for whatever your future holds.

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#GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso

Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal, tells how she went from hitchhiking in her teens to being the CEO of a $100 million dollar retailer by following her instincts and paving her own way. #GIRLBOSS is about breaking rules, following your gut, and finding your own unique path to success.

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Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media. by Aliza Licht

Famously known as the #DKNYPRgirl, Aliza Licht has plenty of industry experience, starting as an intern for DC Moment to becoming one of the most well-known promotional voices on Twitter. Leave Your Mark tells of Aliza’s early beginnings in fashion and provides insight on how to separate yourself from the rest by building your personal brand.

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Capture Your Style: Transform Your Instagram Images, Showcase Your Life, and Build the Ultimate Platform by Aimme Song

In this day and age, a big part of having a successful internship (and career) is creating an interesting and unique brand for yourself. And, of course, with branding, comes Instagram. In this how-to guide from Instagram star, Aimee Song, you can learn how to build your brand, while taking the most gorgeous photos for your profile.

We’re always looking to expand our library. What are some of your must-read career-advice books? Let us know in the comments below!