Internship Timeline For Transfer Students
- Self Discovery Assessments (Career Counseling)
- Take a Career & Personal Development Class
- (CPD102AB, CPD104, CPD150)
- Attend Career Panels, Seminars, Job/Career Fairs
- Visit Career Services Center – KSC-1181
- Become familiar with career related resources online and in media center
- Meet with an Academic Advisor
- Join PEAK Leadership Institute
- Participate in Service Learning and Student Clubs
- Create your first resume
- What’s available?
- What’s my goal?
- What will benefit me the most?
- Explore “What can I do with a major in . . . . . . .”
- Update your Resume (Include all new leadership experiences in school and at work)
- Attend workshops/seminars
- Conduct informal interviews (career exploration)
- Practice interviewing (have it taped)
- Attend – practice meeting employers/inquire about opportunities with their organizations (Prepare and practice elevator speech)
- Review what can I do with a Major in . . . . .
- Visit an Academic Advisor
- Make an appointment with a career counselor
- State Department FBI, Attorney General’s Office etc.
(require background check)
- Update and upload online (online should not contain personal info)
May also be required on many internship applications
- Write one – (an essay describing your background and goals)
- Letters of recommendation, transcripts, portfolio of your work
- Practice panel interviews
- Attend – apply for opportunities/inquire about internships
(Many require 60 credit hours)
- Most major corporations (Fortune 500) have formal summer training programs (Must apply in Spring) Competitive – many require out of state travel
- (Able to start 300 level courses after internship)
- Attend Job Fairs – apply for opportunities
- Update (Don’t forget to update online resumes also!)
Transfer students should have at least one internship experience before transferring to their college of choice
- Increases chances of other internship experiences (real life career exposure)
- Helps solidify that major is right fit- helps determine major focus
Informal internships may take place at any time and may are generally more flexible
(do not recommend during first semester, especially without any experience)