How to start preparing for Summer Internships

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How to start preparing for Summer Internships

This is a blog post from our Intern Queen Campus Ambassador from West Virginia University, Victoria. Where do you plan to Intern this coming summer? Comment below let us know!

So I know what most of you are thinking, summer internships?! Already?! Yes, believe it or not it is almost time to start planning for next summer. You always need to be a season ahead, and with spring internships already being posted, that means that summer internships are right around the corner.

So the first thing that you can do is to make sure your checking up on daily. Even if you don’t see any internships for summer posted just yet, you never know what you will find. You may stumble across a company that interests you, and keep them in mind for a summer internship. Checking the website daily will help you to stay interested and active in trying to get that perfect summer internship.

The next thing you need to do, is make a list of the companies that you a definitely interested in interning for. Once you do that, visit their websites, and see if they have anything about their internships listed yet. Most of them will have a section under “Careers” about their internships and you can submit your resume. This is always a good option to submit your resume just so the company has it on file for when they do start picking summer interns.

Another thing that will help you start to prepare for summer internships, is follow the companies that you’re interested in on Twitter. Some companies will post things on Twitter talking about looking for summer interns, or about internship opportunities. This is a great way to network and follow the companies.

So if your interested in interning this summer, make sure you stay on top of everything, and constantly be checking to see when summer internships start getting posted. You will be happy you did all of this when you land that perfect summer internship!