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Internships: Finding and Applying. By Alex Krantzler. What is an Internship?. “ Any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. ” — Random House Dictionary

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what is an internship
What is an Internship?
  • “Any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession.”— Random House Dictionary
  • “An internship is an opportunity offered by an employer to potential employees, called "interns", to work at a firm for a fixed, limited period of time. Interns are usually undergraduates or students…” — WikiJob
why would you want or need a n internship
Why Would You Want or Need An Internship?
  • Internships provide on-the-job training in a field you’re interested in and open doors to future jobs and even careers.
  • Many employers use internships as a way to train and evaluate future employees.
  • A 2009 NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) survey of U.S. employers with interns found that 67% of interns were given job offers after their internships were complete.
  • Internships are a risk-free way to “try on” a career.
what types of internships are there
What Types of Internships Are There?

Paid Internships:

Unpaid Internships:

  • Legally required to pay the federal minimum wage
  • Often skilled; they are most common in the engineering, legal, business (especially accounting and finance), technology, medical, science, and advertising sectors.
  • Paid by the hour, week, or with a stipend
  • Often found in entertainment fields like radio, film, television, etc. and non-profit organizations.
  • Subject to stringent labor guidelines
    • In California, interns who are not paid MUST receive college credit for their work.
    • “Unpaid interns must not benefit the company economically or be used to displace the work done by paid employees.”
where can you find internships
Where Can You Find Internships?
  • Your School*
    • Check with the Dean or Department Chair for your major or field of interest. You may find an internship on campus.
  • Your Community*
    • Non-profit organizations within your community are always in search of some extra hands.
  • The Internet*
      • http://www.internships.com/
      • http://www.idealist.org/
      • http://www.experience.com/entry-level-jobs/internships/
      • http://www.hercampus.com/careerette
      • http://www.mediabistro.com/joblistings/?nav=mmj
want more information
Want More Information?

Contact Me!

  • Alex Krantzler
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