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Tired of Searching for an Internship? Create Your Own. Here's How.

Applying to established internship programs or posted openings is an excellent way to land valuable work experience; however, these aren’t the only effective methods. Consider the follow scenarios:

  • You want the internship, but it’s a competitive program that only accepts a small percentage of applicants
  • You need to save money by living close to home or campus; neither of which are near a large metro area with many internship postings
  • You haven’t had an internship before and are having a hard time getting your foot in the door

If any of these sound familiar, it’s time to think outside the box. Many organizations would love to have an intern, but don’t have a formal program. Others may not have an HR department or the manpower to recruit and interview internship candidates. Sometimes it takes you approaching the organization with a plan or an idea to add value for them to see the possibility.

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