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Access internship opportunities through your Handshake account using SOAR credentials. Update your profile and upload your resume.


Resources for finding internships outside of Handshake


Career Shift LinkCareer Shift - Search for thousands of internships. Southern Miss students can access this online database with a University Code. Please email to get the FREE code.


LinkedIn LogoLinkedIn

LinkedIn is a vehicle for professional networking, allowing you to connect to people and see their profiles. Create your account and keep your profile updated with skills, experiences and recommendations. Recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates for internships and jobs. For tips on how to complete your profile see the Career Guide on page 19 and become a LinkedIn All-Star!


What can I do with this major link What Can I Do With My Major - Discover potential internship postings for your major. Search for you major or minor and see the options you have in your field. Whichever you choose, scroll the the bottom of the page for access to job boards, professional association, job outlook, and more.


 Student Opportunity Center

Student Opportunity Center - Access over 11,000 internships, research and other opportunities. Access the database with your USM email address and choose a password (your SOAR password is not automatically recognized).

Drapeau Center

Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research - Share your work on campus at the Undergraduate Symposium and beyond! DCUR can help you develop and find funding for your project. 


Create your Own:

Work with your current employer to develop an internship opportunity. Network with friends, family, faculty and contacts to search for hidden opportunities. Cold call employers inquiring about internship, apprenticeship or other career related leads. Build your presence on social media sites such as to develop new contacts, research companies and follow-up on leads.

Need help or additional suggestions? Call 266-4153 to schedule an appointment to discuss internships.

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