If you didn’t land your dream internship, follow steps #1–3 above, then apply for more internships. 6 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Internship (& What to Do Next Time) By Kelsey Pomeroy • Money + Career May 4, 2016 at 2:00pm You’ve spent the last few months sending out countless resumes and cover letters to your dream companies, you’ve interviewed with hiring managers and you dutifully followed up afterwards with polite emails. (Though, some companies will have finished recruiting. Howdy guys, I'm a Sophomore at Texas Tech studying Petroleum Engineering and despite several interviews I didn't get an internship for the upcoming Summer. If you didn't land a summer job or internship in the industry you're pursuing, don't worry. As I will be graduating next year, this is my last opportunity to do an internship before I apply for grad positions, and I missed it. An internship-like position can be an experience where you applied and developed skills, such as academic projects, labs, campus activities, volunteer work , case studies, research support for faculty, independent studies, theses, and competitions. Unfortunately I was rejected from all internships I applied for this summer break (I'm in Australia). Dec 29, 2019 2 0 + View more comments... Get quality answers from verified professionals.

Didn't get an internship this summer. Didn't get an internship, how big of a deal is this? January 2011 edited January 2011 in Internships, Careers, and Employment. Didn't get an internship this summer. Maybe you are better off in a trade. If you can't get an internship, learn a programming language, do a small project. But seriously, okay, so you didn’t get an internship. “Students frequently apply for unpaid internships and then have to pay for college credits in order to accept [it],” Shuman adds. You need to figure out why you didn't get the internships and that is why you aren't getting jobs now. Unless your summer has already started, it's not too late. I've been applying to internships since mid January and haven't even gotten an interview. Close.

Posted by 10 months ago. Speaking of small projects, since I'm a materials science student who's interested largely in nanomaterials and polymers, what could I do with those things that doesn't require a lab and hundreds of thousands of dollars of funding? Archived. 6 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Internship (& What to Do Next Time) By Kelsey Pomeroy • Money + Career May 4, 2016 at 2:00pm You’ve spent the last few months sending out countless resumes and cover letters to your dream companies, you’ve interviewed with hiring managers and you dutifully followed up afterwards with polite emails.