Steps to Getting an Internship

Decide the time frame for your internship
School Year
Summer
How many internships do you need for your major?
Research Industries
Self-Assessment
Placement conference with Career Services or Internship Director
Resume | Cover Letter
LinkedIn | Networks
Devote some time to Search Engines
Develop Your List
Customize Letters
Send materials out (resume, cover letter, portfolio)
Create Excel Tracking Sheet
Follow-Up (3-4 times)
Prepare for interviews: Face-to-face and virtual (Skype & Phone)
Research On-Line Tips
Mock Interview
Interviewing
Dress for success
Thank you notes
Follow-up Process
3-4 times by phone or e-mail
Use network/references
Getting the Offer
Work out details
Rejoice and Prepare!