Give three words that sum up your internship experience.
Insightful, Exciting, Communication
How did you learn about your internship?
“Through Career Services at Carthage. Carolynn Friesch got in touch with the founder of the law firm and put me in contact.”
Describe your internship.
“A majority of my internship is done outside of the office and consists of making phone calls, researching organizations, and attending events.”
What do you enjoy most about your internship? What are some of the challenges?
“The office flexibility. Unlike an usual internship, I am not made to come into work every morning and can work from home. Another enjoyment of my internship is the types of people I interact with at events.”
How does your internship fit with your long-term career goals?
“I hope to one day become an attorney and this internship will provide me with the knowledge I need to determine whether I want to work within a law firm.”
During your internship search, how did you make yourself stand out to employers?
“Highlighted my strengths in relation to the position I was applying for.”
What did you find to be the most helpful during your internship search process?
“Updating Carolynn on the progress of my internship. Whenever I hit a dead end, she would always have other prospects for me to look into.”
Do you have any tips to share with other students about your experience?
“Be extremely diligent and patient in your search and keep Carolynn in the know about your progress.”