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How To Get a Summer Internship

By Edited Oct 11, 2015 0 0

Finding the Perfect Summer Internship

Do you want to know how to get a summer internship, yet nothing seems to be making any sense to you. If this is the case, then take a look below at the steps you need to take to get a summer internship as a high school student or even college students.

 The first thing you need to realize about an internship is that some will pay you, some are unpaid, and some you have to pay. Let’s go through what you need to do to land that internship you have been wanting all year round.

 If you are sending your resume out through the internet, you need to stop doing that right now. All this does is add to the hundreds of other resumes sitting at the fax black hole. To qualify for a paid internship or non paid internship, you are going to have to see people directly. The internet is used and is helpful for a lot of things, landing an internship is not one of them. Learn how to communicate with someone directly.

 If you are looking for an internship in a specific area, start asking questions on social networking sites. If your friends know of one of their friends father’s who works for a company you would like an internship at, start posting and asking questions. Get your parents involved as well, maybe they know someone who owns or works for a company you are interested in. The more you ask questions, the more likely you will be able to get the ‘hook up’ so to speak.

 Stick with your passion and push it to the limits. If your a high school student or a college student and your passion is writing , then stick with it. Do not skip corners and go for something else just because it may seem easier to you. Seek businesses that are offering an internship in the area you want to be in.

 Keep yourself up to date by checking out internship offerings on the internet. Check out company profiles, or go to large data based filled sites that show you exactly what internship is being offered and what qualifications it will take for you to be awarded it. If the internet does not offer the information you need, then start pounding the virtual pavement.  Remember persistence and virtual pavement-pounding pays.

 Last but not least, if you have finally gotten that internship interview, impress them with how much you know about their company. If you are going to talk the talk, then by all means you must walk their walk as well. If you are a teenager, showing them that you are mature enough and know what you are talking about will surely get your foot in the door a lot faster, than those who walk into an interview with a blank stare.

 When learning how to get a summer internship, there are a few things you should remember. Meet people directly, stick to your passion, research the company’s profile thoroughly, make sure to read the terms of the internship before applying for it, and always know what you are talking about before setting up and internship interview. If you remember these key points, you will have no problem getting the summer internship you have been waiting for.

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