Job/Internship Search

Implement the search strategies listed below and create an action plan to get started on your next internship or job search. Planning an out of state job/internship search? Review tips HERE

Network to find out about openings

Talk with your friends, family, and contacts to identify open positions and request informational interviews to learn about career paths and find new opportunities.

Job Searching 101 video from Candid Career

  • Connect with employers of interest through LinkedIn to identify people you know who work there and learn of openings
  • Attend a career fair with the goal of becoming more familiar with what organizations have to offer- don't forget to get business cards from the employers that interest you
  • Join professional associations to meet professionals in your field of interest
  • Attend lectures, events, or meetings on and off campus; initiate a conversation with someone you don't know 
  • Intern with an organization of interest and request informational interviews of all the departments to make connections and learn about the industry

Target organizations to apply for positions

Attend events to learn of opportunities