How To Get The Most Out Of Your Internship

Are you doing an internship this semester or looking to land a internship in the summer? Internships provide an opportunity to expose yourself to a career or industry that matches your academic and personal interests.  The skills you are gaining from your internship experience will make you more valuable as an employee. Internships offer a variety of benefits beyond post-college employment.  Internships can expose that a planned career path or industry is not, in fact, the best one for you. Internships can help you grow and build a network of colleagues. The experience of an internship can make you comfortable and confident in an office environment. But you won’t get all those benefits if you’re just showing up and counting down the days until your internship is over. Read more here on how to make the most of your internship experience.

Are you still looking for a summer internship? Save the date for the Launch Career Opportunities Fair: Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 1:00-3:30 PM in the EC. This event presents a great opportunity to build your network, practice your elevator pitch, and land the internship or job you’re seeking.  EVERY employer in attendance is hiring. Don’t forget to check out the weekly blogs in each of the Career Interest Communities for internship opportunities as well . Read more about finding a summer internship opportunity.

 

Posted by Carolyn Parelli
Carolyn Parelli Associate Director Carolyn Parelli