Utilizing that Internship for your Success!

Date: Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

Time: 4 pm – 5pm

Location: In-person, O’Neill SPEA Building, room A225

Event: Master Class: How to Succeed in your Internship

Internships are one of the most valuable forms of experience college students can experience during their educational journey. The Role of Internships in the Hiring Process states 66% of employers consider internship experience as an important factor in their hiring decisions’ (Internships USA, 2024). 47% of recent college graduates, who had an internship in their industry/field, received a job offer 6-months post-graduation. 56% of companies, with 100+ employees, and 42% of small companies hired their interns for full time positions.

The role of an internship is a valuable marketing tool for students who are ready to enter the professional world, BUT before you can market yourself to get that offer, first you’ll need an internship and know how to utilize that experience to the fullest! 

Attend the O’Neill Career Hub’s Master Class on How to Succeed in your Internship. Learn the skill of leveraging your internship experience, growing your network, setting personal development goals, and opening up full-time opportunities. Discuss with the presenter and fellow peers on these topics and discover how to get the most out of an internship to set yourself up for your dream job!

By Judah Burt
Judah Burt Graduate Peer Educator