How to Prepare for and Make the Most of an Internship-1 | Kent State University

How to Prepare for and Make the Most of an Internship-1

1.  ASSESS YOUR READINESS

  • Are you confident about your career goals?
  • When do you wish to complete an internship? Is it required of your program?
  • Do you know the basics?
    » Internships can occur year round, typically last 10 - 15 weeks, and range from 10 - 30 work hours per week.

    » Details about work hours, length of internship, rate of pay, and other specifics are negotiated between employers and interns.
    » If registering for academic credit, contact the department internship contact for approval.

2.  CREATE A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE

3.  APPLY FOR INTERNSHIPS