Finding an internship is ultimately the student's responsibility; however, Career and Professional Development and the Office of Student Employment have several sources to assist students. Internship Coordinator will be able to assist with searching for an internship either on-campus or off-campus.
What type of appointment do I need?
Career Advising Appointment
- Resume and Cover Letter Review
- Career and Major Exploration
- Interviewing strategies
- Strong Interest Inventory
You may request a Career Advising Appointment by logging into Handshake
- Developing an Internship Search Plan
- Identifying various internship opportunities
- Creating a networking strategy with employers
- Provide guidance to real work professionalism
You may request an Internship Appointment by logging into Handshake
What do I Need Before My Internship Appointment?
- Idea of your internship interest
- Updated Resume
- Location of possible internship
- Local Waco Community
How do I prepare for an Internship?
Step 1 – Start Early
Acquiring real-world experience is crucial for a young professional’s success. Starting early in your college career, increases your chances for obtaining quality internship experiences.
Step 2 - Prepare your Resume
Baylor student needs to begin the internship search by developing a resume to send to employers or to complete an application. If you need assistance with developing your resume, contact your Career Advisor [Here] to set up an appointment or look up our “Resume Walk- in Hours [Here]
Step 3 - Know Your Resources
The Office of Student Employment and Career and Professional Development offers a wide range of resources for Baylor students to identify internship opportunities. Many of our online resources are job boards, which include:
Step 4 – Create A Plan
Starting an “Internship Search Plan” begins with identifying the type of experience you desire for your career path. Baylor’s student employment job board, Handshake allows you to filter your searches down by Location, Industry, Job Type, and other categories based on your preferences. For assistance in developing an internship search plan make an appointment with an Internship Coordinator [Here]
Where do I find Internships?
All internships are listed in Handshake. For on-campus internships search for Baylor University On-Campus Internships, which will take you to the student job posting board. For opportunities off campus, use the search function in Handshake to identify an internship with your preferences, such as location, major, type, etc.
**NOTE: In your search, you will find paid and unpaid opportunities. Please review the government guidelines and standards for internships/trainee programs.