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6 things to do in the first month of your internship

An internship isn't just about getting coffee and making copies—even if it's tasks like those that make up most of your responsibilities. Being an all-star intern can help you make long-lasting career connections, get great recommendations for future positions and...

Andrej Mirovic: a summer internship experience at Schroders

Last week we interviewed Andrej Mirovic, a former Student Value Path's participant, who did a summer internship experience at Schroder in Milan. Tell us something about your summer internship. "First of all, I would say that my experience at Schroders was the first...

How to impress someone during an elevator pitch

An elevator pitch is basically a 15- to 30-second soundbite that explains to people who you are, what you do and what kind of position you're seeking. The idea is that you can deliver your pitch to someone in the amount of time it will take an elevator to get you both...

Career Based / Technology ~~ Education

    OPINION | EDTECH BUSINESS Sources of Hope for Education Technology in 2018 By Matt Greenfield     Jan 27, 2018 I find myself without strong enthusiasm for the task of writing a conventional set of predictions about education technology in 2018. The most urgent...

Summer internship in Milan: Dafne’s experience

Two days ago we met Dafne, one of our former students who experienced a summer internship here in Milan with our Student Value Path (see http://www.careerpaths.it/student-value-path-en/) She told us about her summer internship experience and her project with Career...

The first month of an internship ~ 6 things to do

These key steps during your internship's first month will help ensure that you are successful and can help you create long-lasting professional relationships, build a referral network and gain insights into the company's culture and operations. Here are six action...

Email etiquette rules

Email is an essential tool that can be effective with thoughtfulness and discipline. It should not be supplanted by other forms of social media.  Professional behavior, common courtesy, a clear message and the following rules of etiquette will allow you to be...

Six ways to be proactive in your job search

Looking for a job often becomes a passive process and an exercise only, in immediate gratification.  Job postings, with the rush of sending cover letters and resumes can give the impression of proactivety but often are just that - an impression.  Imagine if you were...

Experience in Milan ~ Luca Tarable’s internship

A couple of weeks ago we interviewed Luca Tarable, a former Student Value Path participant who is now living and studying in Boston. He told us about his summer internship experience in Milan. Luca, what are you doing now in Boston? I’m currently studying for a Master...

Internship experience ~ Anna Cervesi

Last week we met and shared a Skype call with Anna , one of our Student Value Path participants.  She is experiencing her summer internship in Miami in the field of architecture. How is your internship going, Anna? How is your job organized? I have to say, I’m quite...

Summer internship experience ~ Jelena Brajevic

A couple of day ago we met with Jelena, one of our former students who experienced a summer internship here in Milan with our Student Value Path. She has come back to visit the friends she met while working in Milan.  We took advantage of her coming in to say hello...

How to face the challenges of the workplace

We all have things that we consider as the improbable -- running a marathon, climbing a mountain, contributing during meetings or changing our job. Sometimes we struggle to find the wherewithal to overcome these fears, and  sometimes we are strong enough to tackle...

Job interview ~ how to ace them

Though job recruiting has changed over the past several year the primary aim of the recruiting remains the same; to establish if there is that “fit” between the company and the candidate. Interviews are an integral part of that process and here are 5 tips that will...

Interview tips ~ how to leave a positive impression

Fundamental to a successful job interview are the insights gained from both your and the interviewer's questions and answers.  The interviewer might challenge you on facts or may wish to see how you react to a specific circumstance.  Your responses and subsequent...

La Scala‬’s annual premiere

La Scala's season opens on December 7th, Saint Ambrose's Day -- the patron saint of Milan. This year the premiere is "Giovanna d'Arco" (Joan of Arc), an operatic dramma lirico with a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Temistocle...

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