Why Do An Internship?

  • Build on current skills
  • Develop new skills
  • Add to your professional network
  • Find new perspectives on professional goals and possibilities
  • Boost your resume 
  • Set yourself apart from peers when applying for that first job

When considering potential internships, keep both short and long-term goals in mind. Position descriptions are designed to give applicants insight into choosing a good fit.  Before applying, consider whether the opportunity aligns with your career goals and objectives.

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Explore the links below for resources on resumes, cover letters, interview skills, and more. Don't be afraid to ask your academic advisor or mentor(s) for advice when applying for internships.  Simply applying for internships is great practice for future academic application processes and interviews.