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Internship Search Strategies 

  • Use websites which provide internship opportunities such as Handshake. Company websites may also list internships available on their Careers page. Industry specific association sites ofter lists internships.
  • Meet with a Career Advisor for an Internship Search appointment. Talk to your faculty about your interest for an internship to find out if they know about any opportuities or leads.
  • Make sure everyone in your circle of friends and family know you are looking for an internship in a specific area.
  • Volunteer at an organization you want to intern at. You can often turn that volunteer experrience into an internship by networking, asking questions, and finding out if an internship is possible.
  • Conduct an Informational Interview. After your interview, ask the interviewee if their organization hosts internships or if they would be open to hosting you as an intern.
  • DIY internship. Send a professionally written email to organization you would like to intern at, with your resume, asking for the opportunity to intern at their organization.

Searching a variety of job board databases and websites can assist the process of finding the right internship.
These are some job and internship search engines that can be useful to your search:

  • Handshake 
    Handshake is the CSUSB job platform that connects students with internships, jobs, and career opportunities. Handshake can also help inform you of on-campus workshops, events, and career development programs.
  • LinkedIn  
    LinkedIn hosts an internship search engine.
  • USAJobs.gov  
    USAJobs is a website for searching U.S. Federal Government job opportunities.
  • CalJOBS.cs.gov
    California state opportunites available here
  • Company Websites - Reviewing career or employment opportunities on any company website you desire to apply to.
  • GoinGlobal - helps new and experienced job seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad

 

CSUSB Internship Department Websites

Programs

Biology Department - STEAM Scholars Internship Program

Dietetic Internship Program 

English and Writing Studies MA 

Graduate Studies 

Healthcare Spanish Certificate Program 

Here to Career Program 

Here to Career Program for Employers 

Information Decision Systems Program

Master of Science in Earth and Environmental Sciences (MSEES)

MBA Program

Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program 

Panetta Congressional Internship Program 

Public Administration MPA Program 

Rehabilitation Counseling MA Program 

Upward Bound 

Water Resource Institute 

Water Resource Institute - California State University/Environmental Protection Agency Internship Program (for-credit)

Water Resource Institute - WRPI Community Water Internship Program (SAWPA)

College of Business - Academic College 

 

 

2021 HACU National Internship Program

2021 HACU National Internship Program