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Whats a good way to find a internship

What internships are there at colleges #internships

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Judy’s Answer

Hi Shad,

Here are some suggestions to find internships:

1. Visit your Career Center or talk to a Career Counselor at your school/university to learn about hiring events where employers will be hiring for internships. Usually the Spring Semester is the 2nd wave of internship hiring so you have some time to do research and prepare your resume.

2. Visit company career websites and search for internships. Some companies may not attend your school's hiring event so make sure to go out to their websites and see what is being offered.

3. If you're unable to find an internship, I recommend looking into volunteering with an organization and gaining work experience through that. Some internships will not pay so technically you're volunteering for work experience which doesn't seem too far off from volunteering at an organization.

Good luck!
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Christine’s Answer

Many colleges have Cooperative Learning available as a couse. This involves a seminar and an internship. Check your catalogue for availability and prerequisites.Love

A visit to your Career Center may,also result in finding listings from local employers for interns from certain majors.

If you are looking for an internship during inyersesion, while attending remotely or in the summer, you can Google " Internships in ( name town city etc.)
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Jordan’s Answer

Hi Shad,

There are a lot of great recommendations being shared in the answers above! In addition to the answers being shared above, I encourage you to connect with your professors and explore their networks. Professors often have connections and involvement in the community which can help you land an internship! Research into what you want to do and networking with people in those positions/fields are the key to success!

Best of luck!

Jordan
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Christopher’s Answer

Hello Shad,

A great way to explore internships is to start with researching universities with Co-op programs. These programs allow you to work with an employer in industry, typically during year 3 and/or 4, during your undergrad studies. This experience can be followed by an offer to intern at the company once you graduate or even potentially lead to a full-time offer straight away. Good luck and let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Thanks,

Chris
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Shi Min’s Answer

recommended to do more research before you apply for your internship. You may go for career fairs and some company websites for details.
Thank you comment icon To be clear, are you recommending the student look through major company website's to find scholarships? Gurpreet Lally, Admin
Thank you comment icon Yes, major company website or Linkedin Shi Min Teh
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Sheila’s Answer

Hi Shad:

You've received some great responses and I'd like to add a few more tips without repeating above. As you are searching for internships you might want to consider "unpaid internships" as well. I know the goal is to find paid internships. My son participated in an unpaid internship one summer and that was a great and rewarding experience. It provided him with good insights and hands-on experience in working with the doctor and medical staff. Best of luck to you!

~ Sheila

Sheila recommends the following next steps:

Internships in Utah • https://www.internships.com/paid/utah
Visit your college Career Center
Attend College Fairs
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Lauren’s Answer

Hi Shad,
The advice above is a great start. From personal experience, a good way to find an internship is creating a Handshake profile. By creating a handshake profile, you're able to input your personal preferences and the website then takes those preferences into consideration when conducting a search of jobs you could apply to. It's a great way to research the different types of jobs out there and get a feel of what types of internships you'd be interested in. Hope this helps, good luck!
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Kiirsten’s Answer

Hello Shad!

Good question-- way to be thinking ahead and thinking about internships! Judy's answer had a lot of great recommendations, I would just recommend that when you're looking for internships, do research BEFORE you apply to the internship-- make sure it's what you want to do, and what will help you on your future career path.

Enjoy!
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Emily’s Answer

Hi Shad,

There's wonderful advice from lots of people already. Two other ideas to consider include:
1. Researching/ looking up recent Best Employers awards and contacting those companies to see if they have internship opportunities available
2. Volunteering with your local Chamber of Commerce, Other Professional Associations, Board of Trades. Attend virtual events they may be having. This could provide an opportunity to virtually network and uncover internship opportunities.

Hope this helps :)
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Gina’s Answer

Hello--
Career fairs, co-op programs, or company websites that you are interested in working for are all a great start. Your school may also have access to companies that are looking to hire.
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Jessica’s Answer

There are a lot of great responses here. In addition to everything above, I would also try googling local/virtual career fairs. Career fairs have lots of opportunities to meet, mingle, and network where you could present a resume and a case for why someone should consider allowing you to intern for them. Being able to talk with recruiters and present a resume of your academic and extracurricular successes could help you easily land an internship.
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Francesca’s Answer

Hello Shad!

In addition to all the great advice above - I would also recommend checking out company website's and career pages for internship opportunities. Most Fortune 100/500 companies and even smaller sized companies offer annual and bi-annual internship opportunities that are still going off virtually in our current climate. Best of luck!
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Gina’s Answer

Hello--
Career fairs, co-op programs, or company websites that you are interested in working for are all a great start. Your school may also have access to companies that are looking to hire.
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Nikki’s Answer

A great way to find internships is to first find out if your college or university has a career/professional development center. If there is one, that can be a wonderful resource to help find internships and apply for them. You should reach out to a career advisor for help with this process.

Also, you could look online. Here are some websites that post jobs and internships:
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search?keywords=&location=&geoId=&trk=public_jobs_jobs-search-bar_search-submit&position=1&pageNum=0
monster.com
indeed.com
There are also many more out there, and you could even just start by doing a Google search for internships in your geographic area and field of study.

Also, personal connections/networking can be really helpful when looking for an internship. Do you know anyone working in the area you want to intern in? You could potentially reach out to them or connect on LinkedIn to see if they know of any opportunities. Also, you could talk to your professors to see if they have any opportunities you could apply for. Furthermore, keep your eye out for any career fairs at your school. A career fair could be a great way to meet with potential employers and make connections!

Good luck on your internship search! I hope you find a great internship!
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Patricia’s Answer

Hi Shad - all the answers above are excellent. My company hires interns, and recommend you start early - even right now for a Summer 2021 internship. Make a list of targeted locations, companies and roles and start a spreadsheet. Bookmark the career pages and set up job alerts, check back frequently. Apply promptly when you see a posting, follow the directions and use a cover letter (make sure it's for the correct company). Do your homework on the companies you apply to, and be prepared to answer questions about why you think the company is a good fit. Good luck!
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Sheila’s Answer

Hi Shad:

You've received some great responses and I'd like to add a few more tips without repeating above. As you are searching for internships you might want to consider "unpaid internships" as well. I know the goal is to find paid internships. My son participated in an unpaid internship one summer and that was a great and rewarding experience. It provided him with good insights and hands-on experience in working with the doctor and medical staff. Best of luck to you!

~ Sheila

Sheila recommends the following next steps:

Internships in Utah • https://www.internships.com/paid/utah
Visit your college Career Center
Attend College Fairs
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