How do I find an internship?

1) Review our Stand-Out Intern Guide

If you have any concerns about an internship posting or have started an internship and have concerns, please contact the Magner Center at 718 951 5696 or

2) Review materials and resources to help you make a great impression to employers

  • Attend events to learn about resume writing, interviewing and how to search for jobs (go to the career section of
  • Review the Resume Tools and then get your resume reviewed by meeting with a career counselor in 1303 James Hall 
  • Prepare for networking events and information sessions where you will interact with employers and other professionals
  • Before your interview review, the Interview Quick Reference and Dress for Success Quick Reference to ensure you are properly prepared.  Do research on the company. You are also recommended to do a mock interview with a career counselor

3) Resources to find internships

If you can’t participate in an internship due to work schedule or personal obligations you may want to build experience by creating your own project, freelancing, taking on responsibilities outside of your job description, and/or participating in challenges through Mindsumo or Parker Dewey. You may have to think outside of the box but you can find opportunities that will help you build experience. Another idea is working with someone who has their own business since they may be more flexible.

Be familiar with the Employer Red Flags to be sure you don’t fall for a scam job/employer.

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