American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Internship
Getting past the frustration--and in the process learning how real research differs from science learned in the classroom--is what undergraduate research internships are all about. Yet despite the focus on real research, real progress in most programs is regarded as a bonus and not the main objective.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science offers tips on how to make the most of your summer internship conducting research and what to really expect on the job.
Still unsure of your summer plans? No worries! There are plenty of opportunities left for you, regardless of what you are interested in.
In general, Handshake is your best friend! There are still plenty of opportunities posted on the website. Use the filter function to find what is the best for you. Have coding chops? Our local startup Center for Open Science, is still up for hiring summer developer interns! https://jobs.lever.co/cos/b50ccb99-e5b8-40cf-abc2-b0aecf440789
If you are interested in pursuing a career in consulting, we encourage you to start preparing yourself today! Check out the following links to our Consulting Series. See our recommended steps for your first to fourth years as you consider pursuing a career in consulting.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Consulting firms have changed their timeline for recruitment. Prepare yourself accordingly because recruitment for Summer internships now begins in September of the fall semester.
Now that you know consulting is the right field for you, it is time to start planning! Familiarize yourself with the case interview/ recruitment processes, network and conduct informational interviews, find a mentor, and take advanced courses in departments that can effectively prepare you for a career in consulting.
Case Interviews and the Recruitment Processes
While backing out of an offer you have already accepted can be easy to do, especially when a seemingly more desirable offer comes in, the damaging impact it can have on your career path may be difficult to undo.