Internship: an official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners
in an occupation or profession. (via Dictionary.com)
Get connected at The Center for Pathway Experiences!
The Right Here and Right Now:
- Some internships include monetary compensations while others do not.
- You can earn academic credit for some internships. To find out more information, talk
with your academic department.
The Long-term Effect:
- Gain valuable work experience in your field
- Learn work culture and professional etiquette
- Build your professional network
- Evaluate personal likes and dislikes that will enable you to make sound career decisions
- Gain confidence in your abilities
Before you search for an internship:
- Know your skills, abilities, interests and values
- Develop your résumé and cover letter
- Start asking adults you know that have ties to the industry you want to be in
- These connections to the industry are your network. Build on them and seek opportunities.
- Utilize our resources to seek opportunities
The Search Outside of Your Network:
Internships.com * InternJobs.com * Quintcareers.com/grad_internships.html *
Internshipprograms.com * Idealist.org * Interntown.com * Internweb.com * Worldwideinternship.com
* Internshipdesk.com * Theinterngroup.com * Iesinternships.com * Swissfinance.com