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Finding an Internship

  • Start Early! Good internships are competitive and typically it can take a semester or longer of searching to land an internship. Many programs have a lengthy application process and early deadlines.
  • Decide what type of internship you are seeking.
    • Does it need to be paid?
    • Are you willing to relocate or stay within a certain area?
    • What type of skills do you want to gain from the internship?
  • Make an appointment with your Career Counselor to discuss your options.
  • Register with Career Services and set up your PANTHER TraCS account.
    • Search hundreds of internship listings
    • Post your resume
    • Participate in On-Campus Interviews
  • Compile a list of employers that meet your criteria.
  • Search internship postings in your PANTHER TraCS account. Set up Search Agents to keep track of new listings that match your search criteria.
  • Search websites - either specific employer sites or general job posting sites
  • Have your resume reviewed by a Career Advisor. Sample internship resume
  • Attend Career Network Day in the Fall & Spring Semesters. Many employers attend these events specifically looking for interns. If you are seeking a summer internship, attend the Fall event as well as the Spring because employers start looking early!
  • Be the best candidate by preparing for the interview.

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Career Services

Eastern Illinois University
1301 Human Services
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-2412
careers@eiu.edu


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