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Septemeber 19, 2011
Don't Settle When Choosing an Internship
Use these tips to find an internship that will best serve you after college.

September 14, 2010
Student Internship Company Announces Acquisition, Expanded Services and New Name: Dream Careers, Inc.
Dream Careers, Inc. formerly University of Dreams, provides high school and college students with relevant, career-launching work experience through US and international internships.

February 9, 2010
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars partners with Global Internship Program
"The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) has partnered with Dream Careers, the premier internship program provider, to offer its honor society members more access to exclusive internships around the globe."

The Daily Princetonian, October 13, 2009
Dream Careers featured on The Daily Princetonian
“It was my first real internship in journalism,” she said. “I know how tough it is to break into the industry if you haven’t had a professional internship.”

The New York Times, August 8, 2009
Dream Careers featured on NYTimes.com
"The demand for internships in the past 5, 10 years has opened up this huge market."

MSN Careers, May 29, 2009
What the Class of 2009 Will Earn
"College Graduates Finding Bright Spots in Dreary Economy"

FOX News, May 19, 2009
Internships Becoming So Competitive
"...the sluggish economy and fierce competition for positions has made pay-for-placement programs more popular than ever."

The National Society of Leadership and Success, April 20, 2009
Dream Careers CEO Eric Lochtefeld shares internship tips
“It's not too late to secure an internship for this summer.”

The Daily Pennsylvanian, March 19, 2009
Making internship 'Dreams' a reality
“After College senior Jackie Newman couldn't find an internship on her own last summer, she turned to Dream Careers and landed a job at Vidicom.”

Wall Street Journal
wsj.com, January 28, 2009
Article in Wall Street Journal
“Faced with a dismal market for college summer internships, a growing number of anxious parents are pitching in to help. ."

about.com, January 11, 2009
The Dream Careers is an all-inclusive internship placement service
“Dream Careers is a legitimate program offering a substantial number of internships to students in very reputable companies in the U.S. and abroad. Dream Careers summer programs include housing, a meal plan, activities, and seminars as well. .”

wsj.com, July 1, 2008
Tips to Make the Most Of Summer Internships
“Whether it's to test their interest in a certain industry or to gain a leg up on the competition come job-hunting season, internships are more popular than ever among college students. .”

times-journal.com, May 24, 2008
Students to get dream come true
“The Dream Careers was founded in February 2000 to allow motivated college students the opportunities to grow as individuals and pursue their dreams in their desired career field with an internship. .”

Newsweek magazine, December 26, 2007
The Price of Success
“How much would you pay for a career-making internship? $500? $2,000? Try $6,000. That's what a growing number of students are paying to secure coveted summer spots with Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch, Tommy Hilfiger and America's other leading companies. .”

Inc. magazine, September 11, 2007
Dream Careers Named One of Inc. Magazine's 2007 "Fastest Growing Private Companies in America"
“Dream Careers, a leading provider of internship programs for college and university students in cities worldwide, today announced it has been named one of Inc. magazine's 2007 'Fastest Growing Private Companies in America'. .”

Texas Tech University, March 22, 2007
Dream Careers helps students find internships
“Seventy percent of students get their top choice," Lochtefeld said, "and it is very rare that someone gets their fourth or fifth choice. .”

Baylor University-The Lariat Online, March 20, 2007
Many paying up for internships
“Dream Careers holds its summer program at NYU, at UCLA, in Chicago, London and Barcelona. Students are also provided with room, board and transportation. .”

BYU NEwsNet, March 19, 2007
Dream Careers Offers Summer Internships
“Look no further than the Dream Careers, a company based in Los Gatos, Calif. that finds and secures eight-week summer internships for college students. .”

The Badger Herald, March 16, 2007
Students seek internships
“Dream Careers takes students on weekend excursions to experience the city life to see if it is a place they would like to live one day. .”

Wisconsin State Journal, March 14, 2007
Students pay to find internships
“You're gaining a whole experience with Dream Careers," he said. "If all you're doing is looking for an internship, I would highly recommend you doing it on your own. .”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 2007
Companies get into matching students with internships
“Dream Careers uses its staff's personal contacts at 500 companies to get students internships with employers they couldn't otherwise get into. .”

Forbes Magazine, March 6, 2007
Students Paying Internship Search Firms
“Dream Careers arranges for college credit through universities. Richardson figures she'll get between one and two credits for her summer in New York. .”

Time Magazine Online, March 6, 2007
Students Pay to Find Internships
“Dream Careers uses its staff's personal contacts at 500 companies to get students internships with employers they couldn't otherwise get into. .”

Washington University, January 17, 2007
Dream Careers
“Finding and planning a summer internship can be a time-consuming task, so many Washington University students have turned to Dream Careers. .”

The Ball State Daily News, January 17, 2007
Students to be interns abroad
“Dream Careers is a world-wide program, but there are representatives available at Ball State and other universities. .”

Scripps College of Communication, January 17, 2007
Ohio University student returns to New York to help with Fashion Week
“the program is perfect for anyone who would like to intern in the big city. "The program is costly, but every dime is worth it. .”

Marquette Tribune
Companies offer internship help
“For college students, having one or two internships under their belt before graduation is almost a rite of passage. .”

Here Magazine
Dream Careers middleman in job search
“After seeing how massive the internships were in Silicon Valley, Lochtefeld approached Stanford and Santa Clara University, secured housing, and the company has been growing ever since. .”

Campus Life Magazine
Turn your dream job into reality
“Dream Careers takes care of everything-from internship placement and housing weekeend activities and daily transpoartation-so that you can be assured you will get a great internship. .”

The Dream Careers
“Dream Careers is a company, focused on giving students access to the best internship possibilities, while giving them an experience of a lifetime. .”

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