Finding Internships For JHU Freshmen

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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.

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Finding Internships For JHU Freshmen

  1. 1. Internships at Hopkins<br />Dawna Milligan Reeves <br />Senior Associate Director<br />reeves@jhu.edu<br />
  2. 2. When Can I Intern?<br /><ul><li>Anytime your class load permits
  3. 3. Most students intern in the summer
  4. 4. Some intern during Intersession or part-time during the school year</li></ul>JHU Recommends: Wait until you finish your first year at Hopkins to intern<br />
  5. 5. When Should I Look for an Internship?<br /><ul><li>The earlier you look, the more opportunities you have to find an internship
  6. 6. Be aware of deadlines:
  7. 7. Government Deadlines - November 1
  8. 8. Large Organizations- Fall and Early Spring
  9. 9. The majority of Hopkins students that find internships, begin searching in the Fall.</li></ul>JHU Recommends: First-year students start looking in October<br />
  10. 10. How Do I Find an Internship?<br />Identify what you have to offer employers-Skills, Characteristics, and Experience<br />Set a goal for the internship<br />Develop Effective Marketing Tools-Resumes, Cover Letters, etc.<br />Identify Potential Employers<br />Make Contact<br />Follow Up<br />
  11. 11. Who Can Help Me Find an Internship?<br />JHU Career Center<br />JHU Alumni <br />Connect.jhu.edu <br />LinkedIn.com<br />Faculty & Staff<br />Student Groups<br />Your Personal Network<br />
  12. 12. How can the Career Center Help?<br />J-Connect<br />Nationwide Internship Consortium<br />Resume & Internship Search Workshops<br />Hot Jobs, Cool Internships Newsletters<br />InternshipsUSA<br />Vault.com<br />Annual Career Fairs<br />On-Campus Recruiting & Resume Collections<br />
  13. 13. Complete Your J-Connect Profile www.jhu.edu/careers<br />
  14. 14. Login to J-Connect<br />
  15. 15.
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  17. 17. How to Get Started<br /><ul><li>Login and Complete your J-Connect profile
  18. 18. Visit the Career Center
  19. 19. Welcome Week Aug 29-Sept. 2
  20. 20. Freshman & Sophomore Open House Oct. 3rd , 4:00-5:.0 pm
  21. 21. Attend Career Center Presentations & Events
  22. 22. Putting It All Together Sept 13th 5:00-6:00pm
  23. 23. Career Fair Sept. 28th11:00am – 3:00pm, Recreation Center
  24. 24. Developing Your First Professional Resume (with Little Experience) Oct. 18th4:00pm
  25. 25. Searching for Your First Internship Nov. 8th 4:00pm
  26. 26. Meet with a Career Counselor to Plan YOUR Internship Search Strategy</li></li></ul><li>Career Center<br />Drop In Hours:<br />Monday: 1:30-3:00 pm<br />Tuesday: 10:30-11:30 am<br />Wednesday: 1:30-3:00 pm<br />Thursday: 1:30-3:00 pm<br />Friday: 10:30-11:30 am<br />Hours<br />Monday – Friday <br />8:30 am - 5:00 pm<br />
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