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Review the following material for information on how to look for an internship as well as how to be a standout intern.  The more prepared students are, the better their chances of succeeding.   If you have any concerns about an internship posting or have started an internship and have concerns please contact the internship team at 718 951 5696 or intern@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Students who would like to meet with an internship counselor one-on-one must complete steps 1 and 2 below:

  1. Magner Career Center's Internships 101 - 4 part Series (Required for participation in the internship program)
    1. Internships 101- Part 1 - What and Why

    2. Internships 101- Part 2 - How to Land an Internship
      1. Become familiar with the Dept. of Labor's Guidelines on unpaid internships and review the red flags list to make sure the internship is legitimate. If you have any concerns please contact the internship team at 718 951 5696 or intern@brooklyn.cuny.edu
      2. Consider interning abroadDevelop cross-cultural skills and show future employers that you are the kind of person who makes opportunities for yourself rather than waiting for something to happen. Learn more at http://tinyurl.com/opeunsq and contact Pam at pbrown@brooklyn.cuny.edu for assistance.

    3. Internships 101- Part 3 - Affording and Funding Your Internship.Visit our page on internal stipends for details on how to apply and deadlines and review the External Internship Stipend page for more opportunities.  

    4. Internships 101- Part 4 - How to Be a Standout Intern.pdf

       

  2. In order to make the most of the internship program and confirm you have reviewed the 4 parts, please complete our short quiz/evaluation. This is required of students who would like to meet with an internship counselor. Filling out the evaluation will serve as proof you reviewed all 4 parts.

  3. Suggested Reading: 
    1. Magner Career Center's Internship Handout
    2. Become familiar with the Dept. of Labor's Guidelines on unpaid internships and the red flags list to make sure the internship is legitimate. If you have any concerns please contact the internship team at 718 951 5696 or intern@brooklyn.cuny.edu

  4. Optional Additional Reading: 
    1. How to Score the Internship of Your Dreams
    2. Self-Study Guide to Building Relevant Work Experience: Getting the Most from Your Internship Experience  
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