Conducting a search for an internship or job can be frustrating and stressful. Instead of applying to everything in a rush, find positions that match your qualifications and spend time on each application. This focus makes a difference. You will be a stronger candidate and any offers are more likely to meet your needs.

Video Series: How to Search for Jobs and Internships

Learn effective strategies, tips, and tools to help you find the perfect opportunity to advance your career.

Prepare To Search

Before you start actively searching, start with two foundational elements: your search criteria and your personal brand.

Develop a Search Plan

With a solid foundation for your search, the next step is to plan how, where, and when you’ll conduct your search. It may seem obvious, but there is more to a search than you might realize. You want to balance being focused on what you want and being open to opportunity. Plus, making strategic choices about where you dedicate time and effort might mean that you secure an offer more quickly.

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