Internship Corner – Maximize Your Summer Internship

As the temperatures rise and the academic year comes to a close, you may be eager to start of your summer internships. Whether it’s gaining valuable work experience, building professional networks, or simply earning some extra cash, summer internships offer a myriad of opportunities for personal and professional growth. However, to truly maximize the benefits of an internship, students should approach it with intentionality and a proactive mindset.

To learn more about maximizing your internship, watch these twelve short videos in which both students and employers give tips for preparing for your first day, making a good impression, and getting the most out of your internship. If you prefer to read, we also compiled key takeaways in a brief handout.

If you’re still looking for a summer internship, don’t fret! There are still thousands of active postings on Handshake and the Career & Internship Center is here to help. Check out our online resources or schedule an appointment with a career coach today.

By Eli Davis (She/They)
Eli Davis (She/They) Internship Program Manager