How To Find One
Landing an internship can be a very similar process to finding a full-time job. Many of the same strategies and activities will be the same as well. Below are a variety of methods and suggestions for landing an internship.
- Develop a resume and cover letter, all tailored to each position you apply for.
- Talk to the appropriate internship director, coordinator or faculty.
- Check the internship postings on Titan Jobs.
- Set up a job agent to receive email updates on your chosen search.
- Attend job fairs and career workshops to network with prospective employers.
- Become involved in the Career Services E-Mentoring Program to connect you with a professional in your chosen field.
- Check with your major's department for possible internship leads or to check bulletin boards that may have postings. Improve your interviewing skills by attending mock interviews.
- Be active in your search by following up on any possible leads or applications you may have sent out.
- Alert family, friends, faculty and those in your network you are searching and include a copy of your resume and criteria for your search.
- If there is a specific company or organization that you are interested in, check their website or give them a call about internship opportunities.
- Utilize On-Campus Interviewing for internships that are posted in Titan Jobs.
- Stay after class to talk to class speakers and guests about your interests in your field and their connections or opportunities.