11/13/14
Shela Wener: Internships
1. Why Internships?
a. Looks good on a Resume
b. Gain Experience
c. Gain contacts
2. 5 important steps
a. Invite the Lords help
b. Clarify your goals
c. Plan ahead – 2 semesters in advance
i. Quality Internships come through preparation
d. Use multiple resources
i. Networking
ii. Internet
iii. Etc.
e. Be open minded
3. Logistics
a. COMM 498R
b. Minimum 15 hours/week for 7 weeks = 1 Credit
c. 150 hours = 2 credits
d. 250 hours = 3 credits = Maximum
e. Register w/ Career Navigator
f. Get approval BEFORE YOU START WORKING
4. Resources
a. Department Internship Coordinator- Melissa Bair
b. BYU Management Society – marriottschool.byu.edu
c. BYU-I Connect
d. Career Navigator
e. Expeditions and Service Missionaries
f. Other Students/ Former Interns
g. Career Fairs
h. People you know
i. LinkedIn
j. Make yourself an Asset.
5. Networking Crash Course
a. Mondays 3:30 pm, Friday 2:00 pm
b. MC 127A

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