My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My internship experience proved that it's important to keep your eyes open, as you never know what slight connection is going to get you the experience you are looking for.”
Sam Moore '09, Graphic Design major

Pre-Internship Seminar




Welcome to the Pre-Internship Seminar in Moodle. You are required to complete each section below and the seminar will culminate with an Internship Competency Test. You will have successfully completed the Pre-Internship Seminar if you get a total of 28 questions correct on the Competency Test. If you fail to meet this standard, you will be required to repeat the test. If you successfully complete the seminar, the Harrington Center will let you and your advisor know that you have met this prerequisite for an internship.

I. What Is An Internship?

II. 10 Great Reasons To Be An Intern

III. STEP #1 - Considering an Internship

IV. STEP #2 - Finding an Internship

V. STEP #3 - The Internship Application

VI. STEP #4 - Contacting Companies

VII. STEP #5 - The Application Process

VIII. STEP #6 - The Internship Learning Contract

IX. STEP #7 - Additional Forms For Interns

X. STEP #8 - Registering Your Internship

XI. STEP #9 - Understanding Expectations

XII. STEP #10 - Evaluation and Development

XIII. STEP #11 - Getting The Most From Your Internship

XIV. STEP #12 - Closure

XV. Internship Competency Assessment Test