Presentation on theme: "Experience That Works! Please allow approximately 15 minutes to complete this orientation. There are questions to answer between each section. Upon completion,"— Presentation transcript:
Please allow approximately 15 minutes to complete this orientation. There are questions to answer between each section. Upon completion, your internship advisor will automatically be notified so that they can give you full access to apply for jobs on P2D2.
Experience That Works! Agenda Benefits Types of Internships Program Procedures Finding an Internship Registering an Internship Next Steps
Experience That Works! Why Intern? Gain great work experience Improve after- graduation job prospects Confirm choice of major $$$ Understand the professional workplace Network with professionals
Experience That Works! Why Intern through DoPP? Dedicated Advisor Interview Tips Job Database with 1,500 Employers Resume Assistance Internship on Transcript Job Search Guidance
Experience That Works! Program Requirements Completion of 30 Academic Credits Credits Minimum 2.0 GPA GPA
Experience That Works! Part-Time: 20-34 hours/week Full-Time: 35+ hours/week Major-Related Community-Service Types of Internships Fall or Spring: 16-18 weeks Summer: 10-14 weeks Can work back-to-back semesters # weeks # hrs/wk Paid Voluntary Salary Work F-1 Visa students can only intern during summer and must use OPT for work authorization. Time to obtain OPT authorization varies, so talk to OIE early!
Experience That Works! Q: What qualifications must a job meet to qualify as an internship under the Georgia Tech Internship Program? A.Paid and Full-Time B.Paid or Unpaid and Full-Time C.Unpaid and Part-Time D.Paid or Unpaid; Part-Time or Full-Time
Experience That Works! Program Procedures Apply for new intern account on P2D2 Complete this orientation Make appt on P2D2 for resume review and job search assistance Conduct job search After accepting an offer, make an appt on P2D2 to register your internship
Experience That Works! Ways to Find an Internship View ‘How to Use P2D2’ video at www.intern.gatech.edu www.intern.gatech.edu P2D2 www.career.gatech.edu CareerBuzz Often evening before on-campus interviews Employer Info Sessions Career Fairs Largest fair is in early September
Experience That Works! Ways to Find an Internship (cont.) Student Organizations www.involvement.gatech.edu Alumni Directory Who do you already know? Networking www.linkedin.com
Experience That Works! Ways to Find an Internship (cont.) Look for Careers link Employer Websites MonsterTrak, SimplyHired, Indeed Internship Databases Search by zip code, industry, # employees and more! GT Library Company Directories
Experience That Works! Job Search Tips Schedule dedicated time every week for your job search Prioritize list of at least 8-12 jobs Utilize your internship advisor Network Stay organized! Keep tracking spreadsheet of jobs and employer contacts
Experience That Works! Insert Employer Clip on Networking
Experience That Works! Q: Which Georgia Tech job databases include internships? A.P2D2 B.JacketNet C.CareerBuzz D.Both A and B E.Both A and C
Experience That Works! Q: What is the single most effective way to find a job? A.Career Buzz B.Networking C.Career Fairs D.Employer Websites
Experience That Works! Why Register Your Internship? Full-time student status while working Eligible for health insurance, school activities, on-campus housing Full-time student status while working Eligible for health insurance, school activities, on-campus housing Internship on Transcript Documents to assess work goals and obtain feedback from your supervisor Advisor to consult with questions or problems Free!
Experience That Works! Registering Your Internship Obtain offer letter or email Including employer contact info, start and end date, # hrs/wk and salary Schedule meeting on P2D2 Receive permit for free, audit-credit INTN course Register on Oscar during normal GT registration periods Cannot register past internships; only future internships
Experience That Works! What is Audit Credit? Maintains full-time student status Does not affect GPA or scholarships, including HOPE NOT academic or elective credit Meet with your academic advisor to receive academic credit 20-29 hours/week = 6 audit hours 30-34 hours/week = 9 audit hours 35+ hours/week = 12 audit hours 20-29 hours/week = 6 audit hours 30-34 hours/week = 9 audit hours 35+ hours/week = 12 audit hours
Experience That Works! Work Requirements During your internship, complete 3 work forms to document and maximize your work experience: 1.Assignment Record 2.Student Performance Evaluation 3.Work Report
Experience That Works! Q: Which of the following statements is false? A.The INTN course causes your internship to appear on your diploma. B.The INTN course is free. C.The INTN course does not impact HOPE. D.The INTN course does not impact your GPA.
Experience That Works! Q: What type of credit do you receive by registering your internship through the Georgia Tech Internship Program? A.3 Academic Credits B.6, 9 or 12 Audit Credits C.6, 9 or 12 Elective Credits D.6, 9 or 12 Academic Credits
Experience That Works! Next Steps Samples at www.intern.gatech.edu www.intern.gatech.edu Samples at www.intern.gatech.edu www.intern.gatech.edu Resume Bring your resume and your job search questions Meet with Advisor
Experience That Works! Savant Building 631 Cherry Street Near Tech Tower www.intern.gatech.edu 404-894-3320 Intern Advisors: Ann Blasick - firstname.lastname@example.org Mary Fisher - email@example.com