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


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 4:


– 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

Another Option:
Build your own experience

Summer Experience: An action guide to build resume-worthy skills & experiences

Other Internship Resources

Internship Help for International Students

Tips and Resources Sheet

Wake Forest Center for Global Programs and Studies

Other Resources

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.