Preparing for an Internship 

Before you even begin looking for an internship, you must put in some work. This includes doing a self-assessment of what type of internship you want, understanding ArtCenter’s guidelines, learning how to develop a network that may lead to an internship, and doing research.

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Assess What You Want

Before you can begin your internship search, you need to assess what type of experience you are hoping to have. Use our prompts to create a “wish list” to use as your starting point.

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Internship Guidelines

Review the guidelines and criteria of completing an internship for credit.

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Professional Materials

Prepare your resume, cover letter, and outreach emails before having them reviewed by a career counselor.

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Interviewing

Get prepared to showcase your interpersonal skills and show the employer why you will be the best person for the internship.

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Networking

Get some tips for how to network and source potential opportunities by connecting with the people around you.

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Intern Stories

Check out what past interns have said about their experiences.

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Employer Tips

Coming soon!