5 Reasons Why You Should Participate in Intern Week

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 2:48pm

It's officially INTERN WEEK at the University of Iowa! Do you need some more convincing as to why you should attend these awesome sessions? If so, you're in luck. 

1) It's a great time to start your internship search! 
Internship searching can be a long process with many different options and paths. The Pomerantz Career Center wants to help you work through this grueling search process! You'll learn about many different options on how to find the PERFECT internship for you! 

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2) Sessions can be tailored to your interests 
Not matter what your interests and passions may be, there is an Intern Week session for you! For example, you could hear about specific opportunities in either the healthcare or business industries. The opportunities are ENDLESS!

3) You can hear from current student interns
The best way to learn about job searching is through others who have already gone through the process. The Pomerantz Career Center is bringing in an entire panel of student interns who have already gone through the search process! They will share their thoughts and advice with you. 

4) Learn about unique internship programs
There are TONS of different internship programs out in the world. The Pomerantz Career Center staff is bringing in representatives from both the Des Moines Center and The Washington Center so you can learn about earning course credit through a formal internship program.

5) We have walk-In advising!
During Intern Week, advisers from the Pomerantz Career Center will be available from 1:00-4:00pm each day to help you start your internship search! The best part about it? You don’t even have to make an appointment!

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For more information on how to get involved during Intern Week, visit: http://careers.uiowa.edu/intern-week

Written by Jamie Gurgul, Marketing & Events Intern