Do`s and Don`ts of Internships

Some Do`s and Don`ts of Internships


  • Try at obtain at least one internship during your college years (even if it is not mandatory as a part of your course)

  • Set specific goals for yourself with each internship and Know what you want to accomplish with each internship.

  • Consider accepting both paid and non-paid internships; some of the best internships may not be paid.

  • Expect to be treated professionally and act professionally at all times.

  • Utilize your network of families and friends to the fullest to get leads on internships.

  • Try and schedule regular meetings with your internship supervisor. Also arrange for a feedback from internship supervisor to your faculty guide.

  • Get as much exposure throughout the internship organization as possible.

  • Be open to learning new skills and methodologies.

  • Find a mentor within the organization, whether it’s your internship supervisor or some other.

  • Make sure you leave your internship with new skills,and better understanding of your field.

  • Be sure you have a Dynamic cover Letter, superior Resume and interviewing Techniques.

  • Send thank you letters to all people who interview you — and all the people who help you find an internship.

  • Exhaust all possible internship leads.

  • keep in touch with key coworkers from your internships, and do cultivate them to become part of your network.


  • Don’t expect all internships to be paid. We wish they all were, but many are not.

  • Don’t expect internships to just be handed to you; internships must be earned, like a job.

  • Don’t pass up opportunities to have experiences beyond the regular scope of the internship that lead to chances to learn more about the company or industry.

  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions.

  • Don’t forget to take advantage of the career services at your college (like placement officers) — they typically have leads to numerous internship opportunities.

  • Don’t ever give up in your internship quest.

3 Responses to “Do`s and Don`ts of Internships”

  1. Pnkj says:

    Plz tell me , how i can apply for summer training in CANON, NOKIA , PHILLIPS

  2. Sudha Rani says:

    Is there any 2 months internship in communication field?Plz elee me

  3. M.bharat kumar says:

    pllzz tell me how I can apply for summer training intership…
    studying first year BBM(IB)

Leave a Reply

Use the comments form ONLY for discussion about this internship. To apply for this intern opening use the email id mentioned in the post. Posting comments here may not result in reply from employer.

You are advised not to leave your contact details within the comments text as it may result in spam etc.