Equals6, the professional social network for students, and YouTern, the online community that connects young talent with internships, mentors and career advice, today announced a partnership designed to help top, young job seekers find meaningful employment.

The Equals6 and YouTern communities will benefit from this partnership in several ways. With mutual strengths in student recruiting and internships, the companies will deliver expert career advice, joint online learning sessions and shared employment opportunities. Furthermore, the members of both networks will be able to connect with each other and with potential employers.

"At Equals6, we are constantly looking for ways to help our student members get the resources, advice and connections they need to crack the job market,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6. “By partnering with YouTern, our members will gain exposure to a remarkable source of internship and early career opportunities."

According to Mark Babbitt, CEO of YouTern, this partnership is a natural fit. “Both companies focus on helping motivated young professionals get off to the right start in a difficult job market. We look forward to collaborating with Equals6 to deliver the best advice and career opportunities to our community,” said Babbitt.

About Equals6
Equals6 (WWW.EQUALS6.COM) is the professional social network where students make valuable connections, compete for exclusive scholarships and discover exciting career possibilities. The Equals6 community also serves as a social meeting place where students share ideas and hold lively discussions across a wide range of interesting subjects. Equals6 partners with select employers and schools to provide its student members with career and academic opportunities.

About YouTern
YouTern (WWW.YOUTERN.COM) is a community that enables young talent to become highly employable by connecting them to high-impact internships, influential mentors and contemporary career advice. YouTern has been named a Top Online Community for Launching Your Career by Mashable and a Top Career Site by Forbes; their blog, The Savvy Intern, has been included on many top blogger lists and is featured on Huffington Post, Alltop, and Innovation Daily.

For more information, contact:

Andy Osburn
CEO, Equals6

Mark Babbitt
CEO, YouTern

Halifax, NS, Canada and Carson City, NV, United States, December 4, 2012