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Points to Consider

  1. Internship assignments often cannot be finalized until the very end of the semester preceding the internship.
  2. Prior to seeking an internship, students should prepare a resume of their academic and work experience to accompany their letters of application to potential internship sites. The Office of Career Services is available to assist you in the development of a resume.
  3. Some host agencies may require the student to go through an intern selection process which includes submission of an application and a resume, an interview, and reference check.
  4. Students must realize that an internship cannot be guaranteed and that a position may be canceled at the last minute by the host agency.
  5. You should pursue several alternative internship options to assure that you will have a placement. You will likely be among several or many students who have contacted an agency seeking an internship.

 

  • Sarah Wheeler, Internship Coordinator
  • Political Science Department
    Keith Annex, Room 107
    390 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2290
  • Fax: 724-357-3810