By: Audrey Fancher, Career Center Program Assistant
After having Winter Break to relax, unwind and regroup, are you starting to think about what might be next? The endless questions ring: What kind of internship should I get? Is it too late to get an internship?? I’m graduating and need a job! How do I get a job??
First, take a deep breath.
Okay, let’s get to it!
Remember, there are many methods to approach your job search. Here, we’re talking about using the specific tool, Handshake, tool to find sweet internships and jobs. Come visit us during Drop In hours if you want to explore additional strategies to broaden your searching process.
To give yourself some parameters for your search, consider the following questions:
- What do I want to get out of this? [What skills do you want to develop? What industry do you want to explore? What kind of professional network can I plug into?]
- Where do I want to complete it?
- When do I have time to devote to this internship?
Once you’ve narrowed down, time to start the search! Using Handshake, there are all sorts of ways to customize your search.
Another great thing about Handshake is that it curates lists for you based on preferences. If you click on “For You” at the top, here’s what your dashboard looks like when you log in:
If you have any questions about Handshake or searching for an internship, please visit us during Drop In Hours! We’re happy to help!