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ALA 125: Positioning Yourself for a Successful Internship

This one-credit course helps you become competitive for internships as you explore connections between your academic interests and professional goals.

In this course you will:

  • Articulate goals, investigate options, and create actions plans.
  • Connect your experiences, interests, and coursework to the competencies employers look for.
  • Identify, engage, and expand your professional networks.
  • Locate and make use of assistance and campus resources.
  • Communicate your story in a compelling way for professional audiences.

Take this course if ANY of these describe you:

  • I’m a freshman/sophomore/junior still focusing my interests. 
  • I want to build connections between coursework, extracurricular activities, and professional competencies.
  • I’ve had zero to moderate experience preparing to apply for internships.
  • My major is undecided and I’m exploring options.
  • I’m progressing in my major and I’m exploring where it might lead me.
  • I’m planning on applying for an opportunity/position soon or at some point.