Did you know that, according to Business Insider, 75% of students enrolled in a four year school undertake internships, and the 2012 Employer Survey revealed that over half, or 53% of all American companies, intended to hire more interns in 2013? The popularity of internships is rapidly increasing. The temporary, and often unpaid, positions promise students invaluable experience. How can students secure internships in an increasingly competitive world?
Ask Yourself, Which Companies Are Hiring Interns?
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates once held positions as interns. Although more companies offer internships than ever before, it is also increasingly difficult to get one. A staggering number of employers view internships as a prerequisite, and rarely hire applicants without work and/or in
It doesn’t matter what kind of internship it is, whether you want easy, summer paid internships or the best internship on Earth at the world’s most prestigious business, most interviews boil down to the same elements. So to help you out, here’s the three internship interview tips that I took to heart, and helped me out.
1. Tailor your resume for each application.
This is the most laborious and obnoxious of internship interview tips. Each application would roughly take 20 minutes, and you would wind up filling out most of the information on your resume anyways, so why even bother with it? However, your resume is like a press release for you. It sells you to the hiring manager.
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