Internships are appropriate for students of all majors and class years.
Begin the process at least a quarter prior to your intended start date.
Ask yourself these grounding questions
Start a list places you might want to intern. If you are not sure of what's possible,
When researching, ask yourself what you already know about organizations you are interested. Does the organizational mission, values, and culture match with your own?
Cast a wide net when starting to look for internships. Online applications may be easy, but there is another way to search. Most interns are hired because of a personal connection within the organization. Utilize your network!
Online resources include
Application materials may be your first impression with an organization. Show off your skills by
The Career Engagement Office is here to help you!
Organizations receive many applications for internships. Increase the chances your name makes it in the "yes" pile by
Review your social media pages: hiring managers will likely review your Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
Develop a way to keep track of your applications. Consider what is best for you - a paper and pen, a spreadsheet, or use one of the many online tools. Include:
Preparation is key to acing an interview:
Schedule an appointment with Career Engagement to practice your interview skills!