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INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEERING

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

STEP 1 - Download the Internship & Volunteer Search Guide

Internship & Volunteer Search Guide: Download the guide for clearly defined steps on how to successfully secure an internship or volunteer position related to your career goal/s. 

The guide will teach you how to:

  1. Research, Research, Research
  2. Use Your Network
  3. Prepare Your Application Materials
  4. Apply to Internship & Volunteer Opportunities
  5. Propose Your Own
  6. Follow Up on Applications
  7. Practice for the Interview

STEP 2 - Stay Connected

Take advantage of all of the perks that come along with being a student or an alum and leverage your WGU network!

STEP 3 - Reach Out to Career & Professional Development

As you complete the activities described in the guide, a Career Advisor is available to answer questions, provide clarification, and offer support.

To request an appointment: Send your questions, areas for clarification and a copy of your Internship & Volunteer Guide (complete with your own notes and progress) to careers@wgu.edu and a career advisor will be in touch shortly after your email is received. 

We look forward to working with you!