Happy Wednesday! I love Wednesday’s because it means that I get to share a brand new YouTube video! If you follow me on social media or have ever come to see me speak you know I always talk about thank you notes!
I think that thank you notes always make a world of a difference when landing a job or internship. Think about it. Isn’t it nice to see that someone took the time to sit down to write a note just to thank you for your time? Keeping that in mind, yes, thank you notes can make a difference.
This blog was written by Emily Longeretta, a spring intern for InternQueen from SUNY Oswego.
Throughout high school and college, our teachers help us, set us up with internships, teach us the ins and outs of-- well, everything. So, it's time for a littel giving back. If you have that one professor or adviser who really went out of their way to help you, say thank you. And by saying, we mean saying and showing. Here are some of my favorite ways to say thank you to those who've pushed me toward my goals:
I know that it sounds very ‘old school’ but you MUST send a Hand-Written Thank You note after each internship interview. Here are some guidelines on what to include, when to send, etc.
Lauren Berger created Intern Queen Inc. in 2009, after successfully completing 15 internships and college and recognizing a need for more internship resources. Her online platform, www.internqueen.com, serves as the home of the business and allows students access to apply for any internship they want free of charge. The site also features daily content on how to make the most of high school, college, and post-grad experiences.