Ch 2: Applying for an Internship

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter teach you how to apply for an internship. The information and advice contained within these lessons can help you craft strong applications and maximize your chances of getting an internship.

Applying for an Internship: Chapter Summary

Applying for internships can be stressful, but the right advice and support can make the process feel less overwhelming. Our trained guidance counselors and academic advisors give you tips for completing internship applications and maintaining your online presence so your skills can shine through. This chapter will go over:

Filling out internship applications

You have some internship applications in hand; now, how do you begin filling them out? This lesson go over the common requirements and components of internship applications so you can prepare the information you want to convey to your potential employers.

Researching companies

Before you make a final decision about which companies you want to work for, it's important to do some research. We'll let you know the purpose of researching the companies you want to work for and how to go about this process.

Creating resumes and cover letters

Besides the application itself, you'll often be required to submit a resume and cover letter. Let us teach you how to make your resume and cover letter stand out. Learn which details to include and how to format your cover letter.

Getting letters of recommendation

Having strong letters of recommendation can give you an edge when applying to internships. Our guidance counselors let you know who to ask for recommendations and how to approach them.

Managing your online image

Because online platforms are often used for applying to internships and jobs, you may have an online image to keep up. In this lesson, you'll get tips for managing your online applications and resumes, portfolios and your online image.

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