An internship is a real world experience related to your career interests providing an opportunity to learn specific skills and knowledge. Internships are a great way to “test-drive” a career, gain professional experience, and develop your network.
Internships can be:
Be clear about your goals and what you would like to get out of an internship. Some questions to ask yourself:
Having good marketing materials (resume, cover letter, and portfolio) is essential to a successful internshipsearch. Begin creating your materials early!
The things I learned in my internship and directed study were nearly endless. I made several friends and connections, had an immense of amount of guidance, and an array of experiences that helped me grow in my field.
Sara Hansen, '17