Why should I consider an internship?
An internship provides an opportunity to explore career choices and gain work experience in your current field of interest. You have the opportunity to apply your classroom learning to real work situations and challenges. This work experience will make you a more marketable candidate when you enter the world of work on a full time permanent basis. Students who intern develop valuable job search abilities and excellent transferable skills, such as communication, problem-solving, organizing, prioritizing, etc. Working also develops and enhances your self-esteem. Additionally,you will build valuable contacts who will be able to help you with future employment. In fact, internship opportunities often lead to full time permanent employment.
- Students applying for internships at RVCC must be currently registered and in good academic and social standing with the college.
- Students are expected to act with integrity, professionalism and adhere to the codes of conduct listed in the RVCC Student Handbook.
How do I prepare for an internship?
- Have your resume and cover letters ready before you contact employers for internship or job opportunities. You may request your resume be reviewed by Diane Seavers, Workplace Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org) (X8918).
- It is your responsibility to verify any information before acting on it.
How do I search for an internship?
Our partnership with College Central Network provides students with an exciting level of service! The Lion Job Board not only allows you to browse for internships, you can now post your resume as well!
Please note: The Career Services Department of Raritan Valley Community College acts as a referral services for employment and internship opportunities. Although every effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we neither endorse nor recommend any of the content provided or listed through this office. Neither Raritan Valley Community College nor its employees will be held liable for any damages resulting from any user’s use of or reliance upon the material contained in or linked through our website. If a problem is encountered, please notify our office promptly.
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