Internships vs. Research

The line between an internship and research can sometimes be gray. Internships and research are both valuable experiences that can build your resume, and students often ask about the differences between these two options. Both research and internships are supervised experiences that allow you to gain knowledge, skills, and abilities in a particular field. Each […]

8 Reasons To Pursue an Internship

Wondering if you should go to the Internship Hop (I-Hop)? Here are eight reasons to check out the internship possibilities! 1.) Gain experience Not only is an internship a great experience to list on your resume, but it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about your chosen field. 2.) Test out a career field […]

6 Strategies to Find Your Summer Internship

1. Conduct research using online internship databases These contain hundreds of internship possibilities and enable you to search by area of interest and geographic preference. You can also set up search engines for email alerts on internships of interest. Catamount Job Link is a great resource.  Here are some other databases to help you get […]

After the Job Fair

You came to the Job Fair, talked to employers, dropped off resumes and collected some business cards. Now what? Follow up! Let employers know that you appreciated meeting them and express interest in their organization’s opportunities. Learn more! Explore the company’s website, follow the company on Linked-In and evaluate fit with your interests. Prepare for […]

3 Reasons Why Internships are Important for Today’s College Student

In today’s job market, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree can be the first step to a successful career. However, many employers look for students who have held internships or co-ops during their collegiate experience because employers understand the value they bring. Below are 3 reasons why internships are so important for today’s college student. Internships can […]

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