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.

To begin:

  • 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.