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Learn and Work in the Field You're Most Passionate For

Engaging in internships is essential in gaining practical skills and work experience to give you an edge in a competitive job market. Over the course of a summer internship, you will apply your classroom knowledge in a practical setting while developing key skills and experience that employers seek when recruiting for full-time hires.

Below are a few tips on how to apply to summer internships and get the most out of them.

Steps to Finding an Internship


Internship Checklist

The internship search can feel overwhelming, so it's helpful to break it into manageable steps. The good news is you don't have to do every step in order. For example, you can start working on your resume before you identify what you want to do. Please click here to download the internship checklist.

Internship FAQs


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The materials on this website are for informational purposes only. The information is provided for the convenience of our students and alumni who visit this site and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Caltech or the Career Development Center (collectively "Caltech") of any of the job hunting sites, or companies that offer internships. Visitors to this site agree they are independently responsible for making personal decisions based upon their needs with regard to any of the Resources they choose to use and they acknowledge that Caltech is not responsible for ensuring the quality of any services provided by any of the Resources.

If you are a non-Caltech student seeking a summer internship, please feel free to use any of the resources that we have provided online, but note that we cannot answer your questions or be of direct assistance to you. You should direct your inquiries to your own school's career development center.

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