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Resources for Finding an Internship

See Fall 2017 information session schedule here

Talk to your family and friends. Ask them to help you come up with the top 10 organizations in your area. Research indicates that 60 - 80% of jobs are found through personal relationships.

Access the list of established internship sites for your major (hard copies are available outside the Internship Program’s Office; Main 209.

Activate your free profile and review established internships listed within CareerConnect (Mercyhurst’s on-line career management system)

Keyword search internships on CareerShift (you have a free account set up in your name through Mercyhurst), www.internship.com , www.indeed.com , www.idealist.orgwww.experience.com 

Find networking connections using LinkedIn; search for people who work for organizations or in industries you want to work.  Find Mercyhurst alumni to reach out to.

Talk to your faculty.  They know where our alumni are and they also have many professional contacts they could call upon on your behalf.