Student-Student Internship Experience

Overview of the Program:

  • The purpose of this program is for students to connect with other students to engage in conversations about internships experiences.
  • Student mentors have completed or are currently completing an internship experience are and willing to provide information and advice to other students.
  • Student mentees may be interested in finding out more information about where UNH students have completed internships, inquire about the search and application process, or seek information about a specific industry or company.
  • The Student-Student Internship Experience is hosted on Wildcat Connectionsa brand new easy-to-use platform for networking, engaging and learning from the UNH alumni & student network.

Program Structure/Expectations: 

  • Students mentors have volunteered to share their internship experiences with other students. 
  • Prospective interns are encouraged to connect with student mentors to learn more about their internships.
  • Student mentees may filter by student major, company, or industry.
  • Student mentees may arrange a meeting similar to an informational interview.
  • Students mentees are encouraged to prepare a list of questions in advance. 

 

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Suggested Questions:

Search, Application, Interview Process

  • When did you begin looking for internship opportunities?
  • How did you hear about the internship/where did you see the internship posting?
  • What was the application process like/How long did the process take from start to finish?
  • What was the interview process for the position?

At the Internship Site

  • What was a typical day like during your internship?
  • What responsibilities and tasks were you given?
  • How would you describe the company culture?
  • What was the most rewarding part of your internship experience? What were the challenges?
  • Would you recommend this company to other prospective interns?
  • Do you have any advice for a student who is looking to intern at the company?

 

Contact Info for Program Manager

For questions or concerns, please contact Stephanie Banks

stephanie.banks@unh.edu