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The Search: SRA's Guide To Finding Your First College Internship

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Alison Asher White

on 21 September 2015

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Transcript of The Search: SRA's Guide To Finding Your First College Internship

SRA's Guide to
FINDING YOUR FIRST college INTERNSHIP
Internship Overview
Definition
Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Do One

The Internship Search Process
Explore
Prepare
Apply

AGENDA
INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW
An Internship is:

Relatively short term
Paid or unpaid
Variable in schedule
Frequently project-based
Career-specific and related to the student’s program of study and/or career interests

Employers want to see experience
Employers see their internship programs as the best path for hiring entry-level candidates
You may get paid more when you graduate
Internships enable you to test drive your career
You'll gain valuable understanding of your major field
You'll develop desirable skills
You'll gain confidence
You'll build motivation and work habits
You'll build your network and your resume
It is an SRA requirement!
Assess your career goals

Be flexible & open
Visit your career center to explore careers
http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major/
Consider a STEM internship

Do your homework
Develop a list of target companies and organizations that interest you
Research company/organization websites
Confirm if your school offers grants for unpaid internships
EXPLORE
Gain leadership experience on campus NOW

Clean up your resume and tailor your cover letter
Download resume and cover letter templates on the hub
Ensure your resume is up-to-date
Share your resume and cover letters with your advisor

Manage your online presence
Google yourself

Know where to look for internships
College Career Center
Your Network
The Internet

PREPARE

1. Internships.com
2. Idealist.org
3. Experience.com
4. InternMatch.com
our favorite four sites
APPLY
Approach
Apply to as many internships as possible

Timeline
Apply 6-9 months in advance

Application Tips
Follow instructions
Be mindful of deadlines
Have easy access to updated resume and tailor your cover letter
Proofread
Follow-Up!
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