Finding an internship or job doesn't have to be difficult! Below you will find resources to get you started in learning how to discover what other CNS students have done for their experiental learning experiences, how to find an internship or job, become an expert on networking and creating a professional online image.
Research shows that students who have participated in some type of experientail learning experience, such as a job or internship are more successful at securing a full-time job after graduation. We created a guide so you can start finding a job and internship when you're ready!
ScienceWorks is where it all begins for CNS students searching for jobs, internships, mentors and career related events. It is our online job database where employers post job or internship positions and students can search for on-campus information sessions.
Completing an internship is a great way to figure out if you will like a job or even a career, and it's also a great way to get some experience on your resume! The Career Design Center now has an online internship course for all College of Natural Science students to gain academic credit for all of your hard work.
This is one of the most important aspects of finding a job and making the best online impression to fellow students, staff, faculty, graduate schools and employers.
Think of this as having a friendly conversation with someone to give and get information. Networking and using the hidden job market is one of the most successful ways to find that experiential learning opportunity! Use these guides to get up and running, build your network and develop those professional skills you need.
An informational interview can be used to get more information from a person about their career. The guide below will help you brainstorm how you can find potential interviews, prepare for the meeting and what to do afterward. Have fun!
Many employers, graduate schools and other professionals use social media sites (and Google!) to learn more about applicants before they meet you in person. Learn more about creating a positive and professional image and even how to clean up your social media sites!