After a three-week hiatus due to the New England 1:1 Summit and school vacation, Help Desk Live is back for episode 10. Join us this Friday, May 2nd at 12:00 p.m. as we talk with Mark Babbitt, CEO and founder of YouTern, a nationally-recognized company focused on helping young talent become highly employable through connecting them with high-impact internships and mentors. YouTern’s blog, The Savvy Intern, provides contemporary career advice to college students and recent graduates. In addition to the career advice on The Savvy Intern, the company’s bloggers have contributed to the career blogging space on the Huffington Post, 12Most.com,The Daily Muse, Alltop, PRDaily, StudentBranding.com and Intern Advocate.
Mark’s company is recognized as a major influencer for young careerists and has earned several accolades including:
- Mashable ranked YouTern “Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career”
- Forbes included YouTern in their “The Top 75 Websites for Your Career”
- Several top media outlets have named YouTern to their “Best Bloggers” lists
- YouTern has been featured in Inc. magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, ReadWriteWeb and USATODAY
YouTern regularly shares best practices for young careerists through their #InternPro Chat (Mondays at 9pm ET) on Twitter, as well as their weekly radio show — #InternPro Radio with co-host Eric Woodard (Tuesdays at 9pm ET) and has one of the fastest growing LinkedIn groups in the career space.
We are thrilled to have Mark joining us for episode 10 of Help Desk Live. He will explain the benefits of using social media responsibly and professionally and will offer suggestions on how students can use technology to help differentiate themselves in a highly competitive, global market. We hope you will able to join us live, or you can check out the archive of the episode on our YouTube channel.