Pro Dev STEM Internships Guide

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IDH 4905: Intro to Honors Professional Development STEM, Fall 2011: homework guide on internships

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Pro Dev STEM Internships Guide

  1. 1. Week 4 Guide: InternshipsStudent Name:Step 1:What questions do you still have about resumes or interviews? How do you think youll use theinformation you’ve learned the past two weeks as you start applying for various opportunities?(~150 words)Step 2:Company 1Name of company:Company website:Why are you interested in this company?Company 2Name of company:Company website:Why are you interested in this company?Step 3:Your Delicious username:Include the 2 company websites you bookmarked on Delicious here:Resource #1:Title:URL:Tags: PRODEVSTEM11, INTERNSHIP
  2. 2. Notes:Resource #2:Title:URL:Tags: PRODEVSTEM11, INTERNSHIPNotes:Step 4:Customized URL on LinkedIn:Group 1 related to major/career:Group 2 related to major/career:Company URL in LinkedIn:What type of information did you find related to this company on LinkedIn? How might you usethis information to get an internship with this company?
  3. 3. Step 5: STRENGTHS OPPORTUNITIESWhat talents, experiences, education, or other What do you already know about this field,factors do you have that would appeal to this company, and/or internship? What positionscompany? are available? What skills are they seeking? WEAKNESSES THREATSWhat factors might concern a company? What Who is your competition? Who else wants theskills do you need to build? What knowledge same internship? What is their preparation?or experience might you lack? What might give them the edge?Step 6:Bonus – respond in forum at any time in the semester.Step 7:Save as “Guide4_LastName.doc” and submit it under Guide #4 Assignment.

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