If you have
an internship lined up this summer, now’s the time to start thinking about
how you plan to approach the opportunity. Who knows? This could be your foot in
the door to a full-time job offer after graduation. Follow these tips
on how to master your summer internship and check out the article below by former
intern Sophia Nantongo.
Nantongo ’17 graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in economics and began
her career as an intern at Payscout, a global payment processing provider. She was
recently hired full-time and is a testament to what hard work, excellent networking
skills and taking full advantage of an internship can do. Read more about Sophia
and her intern experience in her interview.
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In 2018, NACE's Internship & Co-Op Survey showed
that 59% of employers
offered their interns a full-time position. So if you enjoy your internship experience
and would like for it to turn into a full time job, let the company know. Keep in
mind that an internship is what you make of it. It may not always lead to a job
offer but it will provide you with the skills, experience and connections you need
to get one.