Step 1: Update your personal branding
Make sure all three of these are updated before you start searching for an internship
Step 2: Find internships to apply to
Internship opportunities are included weekly in our Career Pathways (Consulting, Finance, Marketing & Advertising, STEM & Analytics).
Thousand of internships are currently posted in Handshake. Apply now and often (we suggest applying to 5+ a week)
In addition to Handshake, LinkedIn has thousands of internships posted. There is even the ability to search for remote internships.
Other internship search sites:
Step 3: Get help
– We suggest applying to 5 or more jobs per week
– Set up search agents in Handshake to help find relevant internships
Step 5: Practice Interviewing
Step 6: Get funding
Build your own experience
Other Internship Resources
Internship Help for International Students
Tips and Resources Sheet
Wake Forest Center for Global Programs and Studies
Career Core by Kaplan
Career Core by Kaplan is free to Wake Forest University students. The courses are taught by our very own Wake Forest professor Heidi Robinson and spotlighted Wake Forest students.
- The Importance of an Application Plan
- Determine Your Timeline
- Develop Your Plan
- Prioritize Opportunities
- Invest in Your Top Opportunities