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Hunting Down an Internship
Finding the ideal internship can be difficult, but by correctly using such tools as your college career center, networking, the Internet, and cold-calling, the task is certainly surmountable.
If you do create an internship, assert your interests early on, suggest projects you'd like to undertake, and find a mentor to help you set long-term goals.
Go Straight to the Source
If you do create an internship, assert your interests early on, suggest projects you'd like to undertake, and find a mentor to help you set long-term goals. You are likely to find that start-ups and companies with small budgets (prevalent in human services, the arts, and environmental organizations) are able to give their interns a high degree of responsibility.
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