Getting Started: How to find the right internship for you
What is the right internship for you? You must first decide what you have to offer and where you want to intern.
- assess your interests and skills
- identify the kinds of positions that you want to investigate
- research the organizations and companies that fit your profile
- prepare and submit your resume and cover letter
- educate yourself for an interview
Select this link to the Career Services at SC&I website for internship options, drop in advising schedule (Events) and a newsletter full of information.
Also visit this link to RU University Career Services for help in this project.
At the University Career Services website you will find:
- Career Assessments to help you identify your interests and potential career fields
- Career Counseling options to discuss your interests and resume
- Career/Internship Fairs
- Resume Writing and Interviewing workshops and other information sessions.
- All matriculated New Brunswick students are automatically registered for a CareerKnight account, so check out this website and get started on your career search.
- Be sure to download the Career Services Guide available on the Career Services website for helpful tips.
- templates for resumes and cover letters or emails
- tips on how to prepare for an interview
The Student Services Office in the School of Communication & Information distributes emails to all majors and minors in the school on new opportunities and information posted on Career Services at SC&I
You must have an internship offer to apply for the Internship in Communication Courses.
- See “Workload Issues” and “Supervisor’s Information” links on this site for more evaluation criteria before you accept an internship.