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Presentation for JHU Freshmen on when they can intern, when they should start searching for an internship and the resources available at JHU to help them find an internship.

Presentation for JHU Freshmen on when they can intern, when they should start searching for an internship and the resources available at JHU to help them find an internship.

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  • Internships at Hopkins
    Dawna Milligan Reeves
    Senior Associate Director
    reeves@jhu.edu
  • When Can I Intern?
    • Anytime your class load permits
    • Most students intern in the summer
    • Some intern during Intersession or part-time during the school year
    JHU Recommends: Wait until you finish your first year at Hopkins to intern
  • When Should I Look for an Internship?
    • The earlier you look, the more opportunities you have to find an internship
    • Be aware of deadlines:
    • Government Deadlines - November 1
    • Large Organizations- Fall and Early Spring
    • The majority of Hopkins students that find internships, begin searching in the Fall.
    JHU Recommends: First-year students start looking in October
  • How Do I Find an Internship?
    Identify what you have to offer employers-Skills, Characteristics, and Experience
    Set a goal for the internship
    Develop Effective Marketing Tools-Resumes, Cover Letters, etc.
    Identify Potential Employers
    Make Contact
    Follow Up
  • Who Can Help Me Find an Internship?
    JHU Career Center
    JHU Alumni
    Connect.jhu.edu
    LinkedIn.com
    Faculty & Staff
    Student Groups
    Your Personal Network
  • How can the Career Center Help?
    J-Connect
    Nationwide Internship Consortium
    Resume & Internship Search Workshops
    Hot Jobs, Cool Internships Newsletters
    InternshipsUSA
    Vault.com
    Annual Career Fairs
    On-Campus Recruiting & Resume Collections
  • Complete Your J-Connect Profile www.jhu.edu/careers
  • Login to J-Connect
  • How to Get Started
    • Login and Complete your J-Connect profile
    • Visit the Career Center
    • Welcome Week Aug 29-Sept. 2
    • Freshman & Sophomore Open House Oct. 3rd , 4:00-5:.0 pm
    • Attend Career Center Presentations & Events
    • Putting It All Together Sept 13th 5:00-6:00pm
    • Career Fair Sept. 28th11:00am – 3:00pm, Recreation Center
    • Developing Your First Professional Resume (with Little Experience) Oct. 18th4:00pm
    • Searching for Your First Internship Nov. 8th 4:00pm
    • Meet with a Career Counselor to Plan YOUR Internship Search Strategy
  • Career Center
    Drop In Hours:
    Monday: 1:30-3:00 pm
    Tuesday: 10:30-11:30 am
    Wednesday: 1:30-3:00 pm
    Thursday: 1:30-3:00 pm
    Friday: 10:30-11:30 am
    Hours
    Monday – Friday
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm