As the spring semester comes to an end, most college grads will be out applying to jobs. For undergraduates and maybe even graduates getting an internship means they are a step forward in earning a spot in their career of choice. However, finding the right internship is not always easy. That’s where INROADS steps in.
Fact: INROADS is the nation’s largest nonprofit guide toward paid internships for college students. It is also one of the most prestigious in New York City.
Fact: It was created to help build more diversity to the corporate area of this country. It followed the “I have a dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Fact: Isaac Rodriguez, President of Provident Loan, started at INROADS as an intern. He learned how to create a well-written resume, how to answer the hard questions in an interview, and how to dress to be successful in the work place.
Fact: INROADS seeks high-performing students who desire working for the nation’s largest companies.
Fact: There career development training process is challenging, but INROADS wants student to be committed to their work. This is all for the student to raise the bar for their personal expectations.
Rodriguez in his five tips for success says, “LinkedIn is one of the first items every college student should create for their job search.”
“It’s hard to get on the radar for employment when you are one out of hundred who applied.Students should reach out to employees in their desired position.”
“When in an interview ask when the employer will get back to you about the next interview date or when they will make a hire.”
“When it comes to resumes, make sure it is clean, clear, and concise. Proofread your resume or have a friend proofread your resume.”
“Before going on a job interview or applying to an internship it is important to find out as much as you can about the employer.”
To apply for a summer internship go to http://inroads.org/apply .