em>Trying to turn that internship into a real job come graduation? This is just one of many tips in our Internship-to-Job Series.
Pitch a brand new position at the company you're interning at. This is the most balls-to-the-wall way of getting hired but you'd be blown away by how effective it is. I highly recommend this in an economy like this one – one that's supposedly on an upswing.
As the economy bounces back, you want your new position to be the big (or little) idea they invest in. Not only is pitching a new position an incredible learning experience (that's what college is ALL ABOUT!), but it has a great likelihood of blessing you with employment because it's just so damn crafty and confident.
Note: Crafty/confident also works on the opposite sex.
Find a void
First of all, you need to figure out what's missing at the company you're interning with. There's probably a lot missing – they just laid off 95% of their workforce and hired 25 extra interns to fill the holes. The job you invent can fill some of those holes. Here are a few places to start finding the leaks: