Communication, Internship & Applications, Uncategorized

How to Write Professional Emails

We’re all emailing all day, every day. They form the initial point of contact for so many of our conversations. With an increasingly global workforce, emails are generally the go-to method for communicating with colleagues across the world. So how do you write professional emails? A clear and crisp subject line: The subject line of the… Continue reading How to Write Professional Emails

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Human Networking, Internship, Internship & Applications, Uncategorized

Things Interns Shouldn’t Do.

Read about the organization before applying. If it’s a slightly obscure place for which you can’t find information online, ask the person you are corresponding with for the internship to give you any relevant reading material. Don’t ask the recruiter to tell you what the organization does, they would expect you to already know their… Continue reading Things Interns Shouldn’t Do.

Internship, Internship & Applications, Interview, Jobs & Interviews, PhD, Post-Grad, Researching

A Career in Scientific Research and the Pathway to PhD Decoded.

As I entered 11th standard ISC, a barrage of information on competitive exams was thrown at me and a lot of people asked me the standard question “Are you going to choose Engineering or Medicine?” given that I had chosen Science. But my mind was fixed on pursuing scientific research and I hope to give… Continue reading A Career in Scientific Research and the Pathway to PhD Decoded.

Internship, Internship & Applications

Internships Decoded: Why it’s not only about the Law!

That internships are really important in making you employment-worthy is an indisputable proposition. This is primarily because law firms or even litigators recognize that the law as is taught in law schools falls short, and significantly at that, from what is required of lawyers as they pursue a career in the law. The sentiment is… Continue reading Internships Decoded: Why it’s not only about the Law!

Cover Letter, Internship & Applications, Uncategorized

First Impression: How To Write A Cover Letter

  Before we deal with any ‘technical details’ or talk about any ‘tip and tricks’, it is very important that you understand the sole purpose of a Cover Letter or for a Resume or a Statement of Purpose for that matter. In all these cases, imagine yourself as a salesman. And you are supposed to… Continue reading First Impression: How To Write A Cover Letter

Cover Letter, Internship & Applications, Statement Of Purpose

Difference Between: Cover Letter And Statement Of Purpose.

A Cover Letter serves the same purpose as if you were there to introduce yourself in person. Consider it is your first sales pitch. And in this case, you are selling yourself. More often than not, consciously or sub-consciously, the person viewing you mail would have already made an opinion about you, even before they look… Continue reading Difference Between: Cover Letter And Statement Of Purpose.