Amanda Augustine is a job search expert at The Ladders and she contributes to their blog extensively. Her articles are short yet impactful, and her topics are very timely. In a recent post, 4 Ways To Waste An Internship, Ms. Augustine speaks to college students about the realities and value of internships. Although summer is winding down and the kids will be returning to campus, many will have in-semester internships and co-op positions. This article is a must-read to avoid the pitfalls of treating an assignment too lightly.