Do’s and Don’ts When Applying for Internships

by Betsy Orton Chief Development Officer Mi Esuelita Preschool

As we approach the annual Career Fair hosted by SMU PRSSA, 4-6p, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom, tips and techniques for applying for internships are especially timely.

Do’s When Applying for Internships

The PRSSA Career Fair is a perfect place to meet potential employers

1. DO have someone read your resume and cover letter before you send it out. Seriously, give it to a teacher, a parent, a friend with better writing skills than you have. When I get a badly written resume and/or cover letter, I get so distracted by the mistakes that I don’t pay as much attention to the content. It doesn’t make me want to interview you; it makes me want to edit it in red and send it back to you.

2. DO check what you’ve