Applying & Interviewing for Internships

Student having resume reviewed by advisor
Get your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile reviewed during Express Hours at the Career Center throughout the semester Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Step One: Do Your Research/Get Organized

  • Check out the employer website to find the company’s mission and values
  • Use resources such as Glassdoor and Vault to find out about company financials, salaries, and more
  • View the employer profile on Handshake to read reviews from students around the country who have worked or interned with the targeted organization

Use this Internship Search Organizer (Excel) template to organize information about the employers and application requirements and deadlines

Step Two: Prepare Your Application Materials

  • Check out our Resume information
  • Stop in to Express Hours to meet with a career peer advisor
  • Schedule an appointment on Handshake with a career advisor for a more in-depth review
  • Complete your LinkedIn profile so that recruiters can learn more about your experiences
  • Create a portfolio with writing samples, artwork, projects, lessons, etc.

Step Three: Get Set for the Interview

  • Check out our Interviewing handouts
  • Get interview feedback via a mock interview at the Career Center. Schedule a mock interview via Handshake
  • Grab a webcam and practice with Big Interview

Step Four: Assess Your Progress


Once you've found an opportunity that interests you, be sure to follow these steps for: