Busting Internship Myths

Myth 1: Internships are required for COM majors

Reality 1: Internships are optional for COM majors, but they are beneficial

Internships give you practical, real-life experience in the workplace. Even though you are not required to complete an internship as a Communication major, it can be very helpful to do so.

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Don’t Miss the Career Fair on October 18th!

The CRC Career Fair for Jobs and Internships is taking place this Fall on October 18 from 11:00am-3:00pm, Elting Gym in the Athletic & Wellness Center.

Don’t forget to attend the career fair and get your resume ready at RESUMANIA on October 16th in the Career Resource Center. All students are welcome to stop by the CRC to get a quick resume check that day before presenting it to exhibitors at the fair.

Over 70 employers will be looking to fill full-time, part-time, and internships positions.
Be sure to RSVP for this event through Handshake to increase your visibility to potential employers.

View a full list of employers who will be attending here:

Fall 2023 Career Fair for Jobs and Internships | Handshake (joinhandshake.com).

Many Opportunities Close to Home with the Summer 2022 Target Management Internship Program

Target Executive Store Interns will gain a  realistic job preview of the Executive Team Leader role over an 8-week period and in multiple areas of the business to enhance guest experience and impact their store’s financial, team and operational performance. Interns will work closely with a mentor while learning different business areas and functions within their store. 

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Visit the Career Resource Center for help with your Job & Internship Searches !

Thinking about a Job or an Internship? The Career Resource Center, located in Humanities 105, is a great tool to keep in mind !

The CRC staff is available weekdays 12-4PM via their drop-in hours, which are offered both virtually and in-person. 

To schedule an appointment with a Career Coach visit https://www.newpaltz.edu/careers/. Both in-person and virtual appointments are offered ! Continue reading

Networking For Internships in a Virtual World

Future interns, it is never too early to begin networking! Networking can open doors and reveal opportunities you would’ve never thought of. Since students are responsible for finding their own internships (and then getting them approved by Nancy Heiz before starting), networking is important so you can scout for the internship that best suits you. Don’t worry, networking is still possible in a virtual world! Continue reading