Internship Web Sites: Following is a sample of internship websites. Finding an internship on one of these websites does not mean that it is approved as a Metropolitan State internship for academic credit. You must complete the university's internship approval process before the internship is officially approved.

Internship Resources

Metropolitan State University, Career Services

  • Handshake - Internship Opportunities for Metropolitan State University students.

General

Cities/Counties

Other Universities

Other Resources:

  • Surf the Web: Use Google or Yahoo or another search engine to look for specific internship opportunities. Search by key words, companies, etc.
  • Campus resource areas: Metropolitan State provisionally approved internship opportunities are posted on Career Link: www.metrostate.edu/career
  • On your own: Are you interested in completing an internship in a particular company, organization or agency? Call their general information number and ask to speak to the person responsible for internships. Identify yourself as a Metropolitan State student and tell them you are interested in the possibility of doing an internship at their company/organization/agency. They will let you know the application process.
  • Talk with people who have done internships: Friends, co-workers and other students can be good resources.
  • Network: register for/attend Career Fairs, Job Fairs, etc. that are advertised in the Twin Cities area (check the Catalyst, The Metropolitan, and/or Twin Cities newspapers for dates, times and locations) throughout the year.
  • Career Workbook - The Metropolitan State Career Workbook was created by William Baldus, career counselor, to serve as an organizing tool for all students to use from orientation, through graduation, and beyond in their career journey as alumni. In the Career Workbook, students have a single repository to document their career thinking, reflections, and aspirations.

Highlights include:

  • Exercises and assessments to clarify interests, values and goals
  • A plan for the "active" job search
  • Tools including resume templates for getting started
  • Web resources for career-related research
  • Suggestions for networking and conducting informational interviews