Internships

Top firms are increasingly selecting their full-time hires from their pools of successful interns, which means internships after your sophomore or junior years are more important than ever.  Fortunately, Business Career Services has programs and resources in place to prepare you and maximize your chances of securing your internship.

TraditionalTransfer (2nd year)Transfer (3rd year)
First Year, Fall Semester
❑ BUS 101 Class

❑ Join a College of Business student organization

First Year, Spring Semester
❑ See BCS advisor for resume review
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage employers at recruiting events
❑ Attend BCS workshops

❑ Apply on Handshake for leadership programs and employment opportunities
❑ Schedule a Mock Interview with a BCS advisor

Second Year, Fall Semester
❑ Take leadership role in a student organization
❑ Sign up on Handshake for Employer Resume Critique and Employer Mock Interview
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage recruiters/alumni at:

  • ‘Meet & Greet’ events
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Presentations to student groups
  • BCS Employer Forums (Consulting, Investment Banking, Marketing, Management)

❑ Attend BCS Workshops

❑ Apply for BCS Job Shadow

❑ Continue applying for internships and leadership programs on Handshake
❑ Create LinkedIn profile

Second Year, Spring Semester
❑ Sign up on Handshake for Employer Resume Critique and Employer Mock Interview
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage recruiters/alumni at:

  • ‘Meet & Greet’ events
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Presentations to student groups
  • BCS Employer Forums

❑ Attend BCS Workshops
❑ Pursue independent Job Shadow opportunities
❑ Continue applying for internships and leadership programs on Handshake
❑ Add professional contacts in LinkedIn

Second Year, Fall Semester
❑ Create resume
❑ See BCS advisor for resume review
❑ Schedule a Mock Interview with a BCS advisor
❑ Sign up on Handshake for Employer Resume Critique and Employer Mock Interview
❑ Join a College of Business student organization
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage recruiters/alumni at:

  • ‘Meet & Greet’ events
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Presentations to student groups
  • BCS Employer Forums

❑ Attend BCS workshops
❑ Apply for BCS Job Shadow
❑ Apply on Handshake for leadership programs, summer internships, and employment opportunities
❑ Create LinkedIn profile

Second Year, Spring Semester
❑ Take leadership role in a student organization
❑ Sign up on Handshake for Employer Resume Critique and Employer Mock Interview
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage employers at recruiting events
❑ Attend BCS Workshops
❑ Apply on Handshake for leadership programs, summer internships, and employment opportunities
❑ Add professional contacts in LinkedIn
Third Year, Fall Semester
❑ Create resume
❑ See BCS advisor for resume review
❑ Schedule a Mock Interview with a BCS advisor
❑ Sign up on Handshake for Employer Resume Critique and Employer Mock Interview
❑ Join a College of Business student organization
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage recruiters/alumni at:

  • ‘Meet & Greet’ events
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Presentations to student groups
  • BCS Employer Forums

❑ Attend BCS workshops
❑ Apply on Handshake for leadership programs, summer internships, and employment opportunities
❑ Create Linked-In profile and add professional contacts
❑ Pursue independent Job Shadow for winter break

Third Year, Spring Semester
❑ Take leadership role in a student organization
❑ See BCS advisor for job search planning
❑ Sign up on Handshake for Employer Resume Critique and Employer Mock Interview
❑ Attend Business Career Fair
❑ Engage employers at recruiting events
❑ Attend BCS Workshops
❑ Apply on Handshake for leadership programs, summer internships, and employment opportunities
❑ Add professional contacts in LinkedIn