Gaining relevant work experience is an essential part of your college education and becoming marketable before graduation.
- Use all the resources available to you: Handshake, LinkedIn connections, your personal network, your academic department, job fairs, and professional organizations.
- Be aware that many summer internships are posted and filled the prior fall semester – which means you really need to plan ahead.
- Visit with Career Development staff to help you create a winning résumé and cover letter.
- Make the most out of your internship.
- Forage - Bite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs that give students a genuine career advantage with the world’s top companies. (Business, Engineering, Science, Tech, and Law)
- Parker Dewey - Get in the door with paid Micro-Internships designed so you can explore career opportunities, demonstrate skills, and build relationships — all on your schedule. (Primarily for Business and IT/Cyber students)
- Prometheus - An experiential learning platform that helps students develop technical skills and gain the work experience needed to excel in technology-based careers. (Graphic Design, Mathematics, and Computer Science)
- WeSolv - Gain real-world experience, make real connections, and land the job. (For MBA students)