Step 1. Have a current resume available, or at least a rough draft ready to be polished. Need help getting started? The Career Center has helpful resume creation resources. If, in your resume, you indicate that examples of your work or your digital portfolio are available upon request, be certain that the examples or portfolio have actually been completed and are ready for distribution when requested.
Step 2. Decide where you want to live and in what kind of work you wish to be employed. Several search engines on the Web can help you look at locations, comparative costs of living, and internship opportunities in that market, though the employment/internship listings tend to be general and not usually of much help for graduates in our industry.
Step 3. Once you have taken the first two steps, then the search for an internship begins in earnest, using one, several, or all of these resources (pursue whichever of these seems most promising, then if you don’t find that successful, move on to other options):
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