Carmen Vernon

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

Informational interviews are vital to forming professional connections outside your office and personal circle. It’s not enough to submit job applications. Unless you know someone at the company, it is unlikely that anyone is looking at your resume.

Our blog 6 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview prepares you with tactics to make your informational interview go off without a hitch. So in this blog, we’re getting down and dirty with the nitty gritty details of how to set that meeting up.

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

Summer internships provide relevant experience and professional relationships that will set you up for success post-college. They’re critical to understanding the layout of the professional world, so use your summer internship to do more than the job description. Follow these four tips, and you’ll automatically impress the colleagues around you.

Conquering Fears to Reach Your Goals

Conquering Fears to Reach Your Goals

As we prepare to enter 2019, The Niche Movement team took some time to reflect. We give you tips and tricks for finding your niche all year long, but the New Year is a special time to celebrate accomplishments, to goal set, and above all to relax. Our Chief Editor Carmen Vernon encourages the Niche community to not only write down their goals, but also their fears. Try to conquer both this New Year. If a goal doesn't scare you, it might not be big enough. 

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

The new Chief Editor of The Niche Movement wasn’t always the savvy, young professional she is now. She broke out of her shell senior year of college to seek out informational interviews. Those conversations with fellow Indiana University alumni landed her at a nonprofit in DC. Read on to learn more about Carmen Vernon and why she joined the Niche Movement in her Editor Q&A.