5 Tips to Rock Your Psychology Internship

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  • 1. www.helpingpsychology.com 5 Tips to Rock Your Psychology Internship
  • 2. www.helpingpsychology.com
    • It will greatly help to have a central mission on top of your dreams.
    Tip 1: Begin with the End in Mind – Create a Roadmap
    • This will enable you to have a complete idea of the advantages and
    • disadvantages and make the most out of your psychology
    • internship.
    • The sad truth is that a majority of psychology students are not sure
    • of what they want from an internship.
  • 3. www.helpingpsychology.com The first question that must be answered before everything else is whether the experience can provide you with sufficient knowledge, skills, and the opportunity to build professional relationships.  You need to establish that your psychology internship will help you achieve your professional objectives. Tip 1: Begin with the End in Mind – Create a Roadmap
  • 4. www.helpingpsychology.com After clearly stating your career objectives, you should now determine the company’s vision, mission and goals.  This is very important because your roadmap must coincide or at least overlap with theirs and vice-versa. Tip 2: Resonate with the Company’s Roadmap You need to know their background in order to best serve their interests and make the most out of your psychology internship. The most eligible candidate would be the one who could best resonate with the company’s agenda.  
  • 5. www.helpingpsychology.com During the interview, the applicant must be able to emphasize his/her strengths and positive qualities in light of helping the company meet their objectives. Tip 3: Highlight and Sell your Best Qualities The more informed and capable you are in performing the tasks involved, the better your chances are of being accepted. 
  • 6. www.helpingpsychology.com
    • You just need to convince the interviewer that you have what it
    • takes to be their best hire.
    Tip 3: Highlight and Sell your Best Qualities
    • When hired, make sure that you deliver as promised to make the
    • most out of your psychology internship.
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    • Doing your best in this position will make a great impression for
    • your future jobs because you will have constructive references
    • when applying for your next employment. 
    Tip 4: Treat the Internship like your Real Job
    • A professional attitude during the internship will only improve your
    • chances of being hired by the company afterward.
  • 8. www.helpingpsychology.com
    • It will also help you build a more professional image for a
    • worthwhile career. 
    Tip 4: Treat the Internship like your Real Job
    • Make the most out of your psychology internship by treating it like a
    • real job.
  • 9. www.helpingpsychology.com
    • The internship position is a great opportunity to practice what you
    • learned in your psychology program. 
    Tip 5: Learn New Skills, Improve Old Ones
    • You should know how to apply these lessons into building a
    • productive relationship with your superiors and co-workers.
  • 10. www.helpingpsychology.com
    • You can improve your competitive advantage as a future job
    • applicant by learning and mastering related skills during your
    • internship stint.  
    Tip 5: Learn New Skills, Improve Old Ones
    • You can put these new items in your resume and put yourself
    • above other candidates during your next job interview.
  • 11. www.helpingpsychology.com Always bear in mind that like any other jobs, regardless of salary, your internship is being watched and monitored by everyone at work. It is therefore to your best advantage to make the most out of your psychology internship.   You’re Being Watched!
  • 12. www.argosy.edu www.HelpingPsychology.com Helping Psychology Is Sponsored By