Internship and Job Search Techniques

There are many steps in the internship or job search process, each of which are equally important. Before searching for a position make sure you are career ready. This includes having a current and relevant resume and cover letter, references who will speak to your skills and strengths, and top-notch interviewing skills. To be "career ready" select a topic from the list below.

Once you are career ready, there are many ways to search for an internship or job. It is important to maximize all possible search options including networking at university sponsored events and independently, online resources and in print resources. Remember, summer internship recruiting begins in September and October.

Staying organized throughout the process will be the key to your success.  Use the worksheet below to track and manage internships and jobs as you apply for them.