Internships like majority of jobs, are discovered and filled through networks and personal recommendations. Internships also are how students start building the vital connections that will fuel the rest of their careers.
- Express your gratitude to the person who helped you land the internship
- Update your linked in profile –tell your story
What to listen for:
- 00:38 Who helped you land your internship?
- 02:04 Why you should acknowledge their help?
- 02:36 How networks have created jobs
- 03:58 How to reach out to the person that landed you the internship
- 04:50 Action steps to tie-up your networking
- 05:38 What to do if your internship is over
“Personal connections move resumes from the black hole of online applications onto a hiring manager’s desk.” [02:18]
Maximize the potential of these prized opportunities with a little networking courtesy and know-how – and after listening to the episode, if you have more questions on this topic (or any other networking question), send Kelly an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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