20 June 2009

3 things you need to apply for an internship

To apply for an internship, you need three things:

* a resume

* a cover letter

* references

The office of Career Services on your campus can help with each of these. Your academic Department may also offer support services for making your application. Older students can also offer tips because they may have already gone through the process of applying for an internship.

Your resume is the place to list all of your accomplishments and skills. As long as everything you write is true, do not hold back or be shy about your accomplishments!



A cover letter is how you introduce yourself to your potential boss. Include the reasons why you want the position and why you are qualified.


References provide another perspective on you and your work. Pick references who know your academic or professional work and can say that you did a good job.

The content on this blog is not offered as legal advice or guidance. Consult your college, advisor, or internship supervisor for help with issues surrounding internships. © 2009 Mary Bold, PhD, CFLE. Dr. Bold is a co-author of the book Reflections: Preparing for your Practicum or Internship, geared to college interns in the child, education, and family fields. More about Dr. Bold can be learned at www.marybold.com

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