These tips will help students land the best-fitting internship for future career goals

stem-internshipInternships provide fantastic on-the-job training and often lead to job offers after graduation.

Many students find themselves stuck when it comes to finding and securing an internship. This is likely their first experience with applying for jobs in this type of environment, and it involves more than filling out an application and talking to a manager in charge.

Take a look at the following tips to help you find internships that will benefit you and align with your career goals, as well as for some helpful information on best practices for landing the internship you want.

To begin your search, you should first look to companies or organizations you are interested in working with. Go to job fairs at your school and see which firms are out there.

Are any of the companies that are there recruiting from your campus ideal fits for you? Perhaps you have been reading up on successful groups in your area of specialty and you have decided that Company XYZ is THE place you want to work.

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