The goal of this course is to formalize the practice and improve professional development skills related to obtaining an internship in the industry/national labs. Topics include: (i) identifying engineering internships and research fellowships; (ii) creating personal online professional brand, by developing effective resume and cover letters; (iii) developing interview skills.; (iv)) assessments and feedback for continuous improvement.
By the end of the course, participants should be able to identify 2-4 internship positions in the industry or fellowship opportunities in a national lab for the following summer and have their resumes/profiles and cover letters edited and finalized for the application process.
Fayekah Assanah, Assistant Professor in Residence, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, UConn
Aida Ghiaei, Director, Graduate Outreach & Diversity, Vergnano Institute for Inclusion
Nusaybah Quasem, Program Assistant, Engineering Graduate Programs
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