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Internship Informational Group Meeting
Posted by Irene Maloney on Friday, Sep. 13, 2013
Event Date/Time: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 5:00 pm
End Date/Time: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 6:00 pm
Location: Science #1020
Internship Informational Group Meeting

Please attend this meeting if you are thinking about doing an internship in the next 12-24 months.


What You Will Learn:

What is an internship?
Credit versus no-credit, paid versus unpaid, summer research with for-profit or not-for-profit
organizations, summer work, volunteerism, etc.
Planning your internship, including timing
Relatedness of internship to major
Nine-step plan for arranging an internship
How to identify internship goals
How to research internship possibilities, including on-campus and Internet resources
Using social media platforms and job search websites to locate internships
How to contact individuals to set up internships
How to use the UMM Alumni Career Network - Morris Connect - to locate internships
If registering for credit, how to identify and approach UMM faculty to serve as a faculty supervisor
How to prepare a resume for an internship application
How to contact internship organizations
How to prepare for an internship interview
How to prepare for the most common questions that an internship employer or agency might
ask you
If registering for credit, how to develop a learning contract and internship approval form
How to write learning objectives
What to expect for field experience and book learning activities
How I will be evaluated
How to register for academic credit, if needed
Become aware of other career building opportunities, including field study, directed study, Morris
Administrative Fellowship Program, Morris Academic Partnership, Undergraduate Research
Opportunities, volunteerism, Multi-Ethnic Mentorship Program, service learning, Center for
Small Towns, student employment, teaching assistantships, and individual research projects


Workshop is FREE and open to all students.

Sign up in advance with Career Services:

Email: ummcc@morris.umn.edu
Phone: 589-6065
Office: 110 Library (Lower Level Student Center, Tunnel Entrance)

We hope you will be able to attend!