• Google – (I would google keywords for internship positions)
• College/University – Some school have a specific department that handles Internship opportunity
• People you may know – You might find someone you know whether it is family, close family friend etc. They might be in position or know
someone that can help you land the internship.
Internships.com is definitely a good online tool for finding paid or unpaid internships.
InternQueen - It has everything you need to know about internships covered! You can search for opportunities depending on your preferred industry and semester, with the added option of virtual internship.
You also have a lot to learn from its blog, which offers awesome and engaging content on writing a resume, acing interviews, and other tips on successfully running a professional life!
Idealist – This is one of the popular online platforms for job seekers in the social sector. It connects any idealist with more than 100,000 organizations and resources for volunteer and open internships to transform their good intentions into actions.
CoolWorks.com - The website promises finding you a job at great places, which include national parks, ski resorts, conservation centers, summer camps, and retreat centers. Great place where you can find an internship that strikes a balance between work and fun, especially since they believe that you can and should love your job.
Looksharp.com – This site has a wide offering of over 30,000 internship openings for students and fresh graduates that can be looked up through college major, keywords or location. Top and featured companies include Facebook, UPS, and Northwestern Mutual. Definitely worth looking into!
You might contact your high school counselor or college advisors. These people will have a world of knowledge and connections to share. Good luck and much success!
Here are a few ways to that could help find summer internship/job opportunities:
1. Take advantage of your schools career/opportunity center. Career centers provide a great way for students to get connected with professionals and companies. Career centers help provide job opportunities to students as well as interview prep, resume reviews, and more.
2. Look for networking opportunities. Universities provide a lot of networking opportunities on their campus by bringing in alumni. Join associations related to your field of interest as professional associations can lead to potential opportunities. If you have any family or friends in the area of interest you want to work in reach out to them as well. Networking is an important part of searching for a position.
Hope this helps!
Talk with your college advisor as well to gain more knowledge or good tips for interviewing and application needs.
Daniel recommends the following next steps:
Check or have you resume reviewed.
Highlight related experience.
Use social media as a tool to help find internships.
Demonstrate flexibility I.e location.
Apply as early as possible.
Prepare and ace the interview.
Hope this helps.