Glenda Kodaseet, email@example.com, Communication and Outreach Specialist in the R2S2 program, works with Sarah Clawson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Career Services Manager, in connecting students to internship opportunities within STEM-H fields of study. Additionally, students are encouraged to sign-up for:
- UNM's Handshake for access to hundreds of internship, co-op and post-graduate opportunities, and
- Facebook Career Connections which provide access to local internships that pay at minimum $12/hour and
mentorship by a dedicated Facebook employee throughout your internship.
- NM Internship Portal
Benefits of an Internship
- Possible college credits
- Some internships are paid
- You might find your future job
- Career exploration … is it the right field for you?
- Build your experience, confidence, and resume
- Find role models and network to help guide you
- Improve your starting salary after college
- Identify what your career field is looking for in an employee and learn how you can become marketable
- Put your skills to the test and learn new skills
- Meet peers with similar interests
- Select a career field of interest (please see Career Services if you are unclear of your career interest).
- Work on résumé/cover letter for the internship application with Sarah Clawson, email@example.com, in Career Services.
You have an internship, now what?
- Be appreciative for the opportunity and arrive on time
- Be accountable and eager/willing to help
- Network and find a mentor
- Work hard and learn as much as you can
For questions on internships in STEM-H fields of study, email firstname.lastname@example.org.