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  • Hello! Welcome to the CWS’ How to Find an Internship Online Workshop! Today, we will be going over how to find an internship, ways to go about doing so, and
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    • 1. Finding an Internship WorkshopCopyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 2. Internships Keep in Mind: • Length (typically a few months) • Focus on career development and training • Hands on • Supervision from staff • Exposure to fields of interest Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 3. Getting Started Begin by: • Identify fields of interest – e.g., social research? ibanking? sciences? museums? • Major actors – key employers or organizations? • Research and subscribe to resources pertinent to your fields of interest • Update info and application materials, e.g. your resume • Build your network Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 4. Factors to Consider • Paid/unpaid • Location • Duration • Size/type of organization Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 5. Identify Resources • MyCWS • GoingGlobal • Search aggregators, social media sources • Former employers, professors, etc • Online workshop & handout • Tanner Conference/Program Book • W Network • Partners/About Us pages Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 6. Professional Image • Polished resume & cover letter • Professional-sounding voicemail • Email signature line • LinkedIn profile • Appropriate online presence Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 7. CWS Internship Programs • Global Engagement Internships • Global Engagement Grants & Advanced Projects • Wellesley Serves! • Lumpkin Summer Institute for Service Learning • Summer Internships in Psychology • Albright Institute • Davis Projects for Peace • Departmental Programs Check http://new.wellesley.edu/cws/internships/cwsprograms Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service
    • 8. Drop-ins & Counseling Hours • 10 min quick drop ins from 12:30-2:00 pm everyday • 25 min appointment with Program Directors • Salwa Nur Muhammad ’06 Luce, India, Europe, Africa, Albright • Ted Hufstader American Cities, Latin America, Spain Copyright 2012, Wellesley College Center for Work and Service