Presentation on theme: "Internships Your Key to A Career Opportunity. Benefits Practical Experience Compensation Teamwork Experience Technology Exposure Helps With Career Decisions."— Presentation transcript:
Internships Your Key to A Career Opportunity
Benefits Practical Experience Compensation Teamwork Experience Technology Exposure Helps With Career Decisions Builds Resume Quality
Suggestions: Getting The Job First Impressions Matter Always Carry A Resume Use Quality Paper Smile Firm Handshake Watch Your Grammar And Manners
Suggestions: Keeping The Job First Impressions Matter Be On Time Come To Meetings Prepared-Take Notes Always Ask About Doing More Be Willing To Learn On Your Own Work To Understand The Business
Prepare For These Questions Tell me about yourself What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Where do you want your career to be in 5 years? Do you have any questions about our company? What skills do you have that would benefit our company? Why did you leave your last job?
Tips 1. Arrive a little early. 2. Do your homework. 3. Bring a Spare Copy of Your Resume in a Briefcase or Folder. 4. Expect to Spend Some Time Developing Rapport. 5. Watch Your Non-Verbal Communication. 6. Don't Be Embarrassed by Nervousness. 7. Body language is powerful! 8. Don't Play Comedian or Try to Entertain the Interviewer. 9. Don't Exaggerate or Lie. 10. Follow the Interviewer's Lead. 11. Be Prepared For Personal Questions, Even Some Inappropriate Ones. 12. Emphasize the Positive. 13. Wait for an Offer to Bring Up Salary.
Tips 14. Don't be Afraid to Think Before You Speak. 15. Emphasize What You Can Do For The Organization. 16. Don't give "Prepared Answers". 17. NEVER Speak Badly about a Former Employer. 18. Watch Your Grammar and Your Manners. 19. Be Prepared to Ask Questions. 20. Use Telephone Interviews. 21. Don't Expect an Immediate Job Offer. 22. Be Careful With the Closing. 23. Be Yourself!
Networking Use The National BDPA Network Other Chapters Check The Listserv Talk With Friends