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A Conversation With Dick Bolles, Author of What Color Is Your Parachute

Intern Bridge, Inc.

Friday, January 13, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EST)

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Webinar Registration (includes one signed book!) Ended $119.00 $0.00
Additional SIGNED COPY of What Color Is Your Parachute Ended $20.00 $0.00

Share A Conversation With Dick Bolles, Author of What Color Is Your Parachute

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Dick Bolles, author of the legendary book What Color Is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers, has inspired and educated the more than 10 million people who have purchased his books.

In this exclusive webinar presentation, Mr. Bolles will be discussing the relevant topics that can help Career Services practitioners more effectively serve student populations, and employers gain a valuable understanding of how to develop top-notch interns and entry employees. Intern Bridge is excited to welcome Dick Bolles for this engaging webinar.

Every registered participant will receive an autographed copy of What Color Is Your Parachute - 40th edition and be able to submit questions directly to Mr. Bolles during the program!

Presentation Outline:

  • The inspiration for What Color Is Your Parachute;
  • How the job market has evolved since the first edition was published in 1971;
  • How career counseling has changed in higher education and the workplace;
  • How job seekers and the currently employed can utilize What Color Is Your Parachute to find happiness in their career;
  • Mr. Bolles' key observations of best practices with regard to the development of young employees;
  • The top mistakes job seekers are making;
  • What are the five things individuals can do to find the life they want, and survive in this tough economy.

Registration is on a per location (not per person) rate, and each registration includes complete archive access to the presentation!

About The Presenter:

Author of the most popular career-planning and job-hunting book in the world, What Color is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers, Dick Bolles has educated millions about their quest for not only the right job but also the best life. First published in 1970, and revised, updated or rewritten annually, his world-famous book has become the “enduring job search bible,” according to Business Week magazine.  Bolles’ research and teachings have changed the way career counseling is done. He has introduced many new ideas and coined such terms as “informational interview,”  now a world-famous job-hunting technique.  His book is currently available in 13 languages,  has spent a remarkable 288 weeks on the New York Times' bestseller lists.  The Library of Congress chose it as one of “25 Books That Have Shaped Readers’ Lives” throughout history, and Time Magazine this year selected it as one of the 100 best non-fiction works to appear in the last 88 years  (when Time was founded).

Bolles was educated at M.I.T. and Harvard as well as General (Episcopal) Seminary,  and has an academic background in chemical engineering, physics and Biblical studies.  He holds a bachelor's degree (cum laude) in physics,  a master's degree in New Testament studies, and three honorary doctorates. . He is a member of Mensa.

Have questions about A Conversation With Dick Bolles, Author of What Color Is Your Parachute? Contact Intern Bridge, Inc.



Intern Bridge, Inc.


Intern Bridge is the nation's premier college recruiting consulting and research firm. We survey over 27,000 students annually to capture trends of internship and recruiting experiences. The critical survey data is the basis for our work: helping companies build meaningful entry-level talent programs, and assisting career centers to better serve their student populations.


Our work is accomplished through a variety of methods including national workshop tours, online professional development webinars and conferences, publications, custom research, and consulting. Intern Bridge has sold thousands of college recruiting best practices books. Over 10,000 recruiters, managers, and career center practitioners have taken part in our professional development efforts. We have worked with over 80% of the Fortune 100 organizations, in addition to being represented on almost every college campus in the nation.


Intern Bridge is proud to be a Business Week Top 25 Under 25 company.


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