Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Mark Babbitt

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For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, Accepted's biweekly podcast, we interviewed Mark Babbitt, CEO and Founder of YouTern. Check out the full recording to hear our fascinating conversation about student internships.

01:09:00 - Introducing Mark to Admissions Straight Talk.

02:24:00 - YouTern’s background. How did Mark come to found YouTern?

03:37:00 - The value of internships. How do they help grads enter the workforce?

07:27:00 - Comparison of different types of internships: summer, part-time, and virtual Internships.

09:17:00 - What makes YouTern different from other job boards? Mentorship!

11:40:00 - Do unpaid internships make sense?

18:16:00 - Internships can help clarify goals and answer the big question, “What to you want to be when you grow up?”

25:03:00 - Differences in the internship process for undergrad and graduate students.

33:55:00 - Learn more about YouTern.

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