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Internship Search 2
Step 2: Set Goals and Organize
- Treat the job search like a class or job – set specific hours, block off time in your
calendar. You will earn far more than a grade or credit hours!!!
- Set a timeline with specific goals.
- Make yourself accountable to someone (mentor, faculty advisor, friend, career development
specialist) Talk with a trusted friend; give them permission to hold you accountable to your
plans. Starting/attending a job club would also enable you to discuss your job search with
- Track your contacts, actions taken, communications, interviews, referrals, results, and THANK
YOUS. (HINT - set up an Excel spreadsheet – easy to use, easy to see, and good practice on a
widely used job skill)