HOW TO LAND A MARKETING INTERNSHIP
You stand the best chance of finding the perfect internship if you employ several different strategies. Networking, attending career fairs, looking for internship listings online, and identifying potential employers through classified ads, the local Chamber of Commerce, or by searching online are all ways to begin conducting your internship search. Finding an internship requires time and planning, but the results are definitely worth the effort. Here are some recommendations for those seeking a successful internship online.
CHECK ONLINE RESOURCES
Not only should you use LinkedIn to hunt for internships, you should build a fleshed-out profile and reach out to everyone you know, especially professional contacts, on the 12-year-old Mountain View, CA professional networking site. Get people you’ve worked for to write you recommendations. Do include volunteer work.
Glassdoor gets its internship listings from several sources, including company websites, partnerships with job boards and directly from employers. But its main attraction is that it offers an instant way to search for salaries, company reviews and descriptions of job interviews. In did a search for “paid marketing internship” and in the location box, Tampa FL, and I got 11 listings.
INDEED – https://www.indeed.com/q-Summer-Marketing-Internships-jobs.html
An excellent site to look for both internships and jobs in the non-profit sector, The site currently lists more than 2,000 internships worldwide. When I searched for “paid marketing internship” in Tampa FL, I got full pages of results, though some of them were not paid. But there were some promising listings,
INTERNSHIPS.COM – https://www.internships.com/
Founded in 2010, Internships.com is now owned by Chegg. It offers 100,000 listings from 60,000 employers. Internships.com does not charge employers to list positions. When I searched for “paid marketing internship” in Tampa FL, I got 11 listings. One huge advantage the site offers: a “who” button that lets you see which of your Facebook friends have a connection to a company, either because they work there or used to work there.