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How To: Find an Internship

Not sure where to start? Begin your internship search by following the steps below:

1.) Career Exploration

Identify an area of career interest, use the links below to assist in your search:

2.) Resume & Cover Letters

Schedule an appointment with a career coach on Handshake or come to Drop-In Hours

Find resume examples in our Handshake resources, or stop by Slavin 108 for our resume tip sheet.

  • Vmock: Create or improve your resume

3.) Network

  • FriarLink: Network with Alumni and join career communities
  • October 5 Career EXPO: Sign up on Handshake and attend the career EXPO to network with over 100 employers and discover internship and post-graduate opportunities. Come dressed to impress!
  • Career Conversations: Explore your career curiosities by chatting with an employer virtually. Check Handshake and Instagram (@pcfriarlife) to find out when Career Conversations are happening!
  • Snacks With Students: Enjoy snacks and casual conversation with employers while you explore career opportunities! Find out when employers are coming to campus on Handshake or on Instagram.

4.) Find Opportunities

  • Handshake: Search for internships, jobs and fellowships
  • GoinGlobal: Jobs here, there, everywhere

5.) Interview

  • Mock interview with a Career Coach by making an appointment
  • Big Interview: Practice interviewing from the comfort of your room
  • Email a thank-you note after your interview. Find examples on Handshake or stop by Drop-In Hours for help!

Our career coaches are here to help! To meet with a coach, visit Handshake to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or stop by Drop-In Hours for quick questions.