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7 Tips for your internship search


Good morning, letter from CHRIST! May benevolence and the gift of interpretation of tongues be yours. I believe that what comes from GOD begins in love, is built in truth, and is transmitted in a healthy way. No conviction, no vision, no revelation is above the Word of CHRIST (Galatians 1:8). Half-truths are traps of the devil. Stay away from false teachers and false prophets. May the LORD spare you from the error of Balam, turn you from the way of Balam and deliver you from the doctrine of Balam.




If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of GOD, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. (James 1:5, KJV)

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. (Proverbs 3:5-8, KJV)



1. Trust the LORD : ask him to help you


" GOD chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boast before him. " (1 Corinthians 1: 28-29, NIV)


GOD is our FATHER and he is interested in everything that concerns you. He is neither an absent father nor a resigning father. You are dear to him and your education is important to him. He has plans for peace and not for evil (Jeremiah 29:11). GOD wants you to be healthy and prosperous in every way (3 John 1:2). He knows exactly what you need in this season. He knows everything that is, was, will be, could be and could have been. Trust in him and recognize his ways. There is absolutely no need to worry, feel sorry for yourself, or stress. Instead, pray (ask and give thanks), trust him, obey him (honor his Word) and apply the right advice. You can be inspired by this prayer: " FATHER, may all things work together for my good, give me the inner witness, the discernment of your will, the determination to go forward. Prepare me and bring to me the right advice, the right relationships and the right opportunities so that I can learn, apply, multiply and transmit. I thank you in advance, for I know that you are faithful. In JESUS CHRIST, I pray, amen."



2. Know the different jobs available with your studies


" For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? " (Luc 14:28, KJV)


It's true that you will refine your career plans over time, but that's no excuse for being ignorant. What are your majors? What jobs will be available to you after your training or after you graduate? What kind of job opportunities are available? Are there any new jobs in your field? What will be the jobs of tomorrow in your field? Knowing what jobs are available allows you to know what internships are possible. You could take this into account when orienting your research and identifying keywords.



3. Prioritize your needs, consider your aspirations, if necessary correct your CV



" If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of GOD, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." (James 1:5, KJV)


You can apply to any job, but it is better to apply to jobs that meet your needs and are as close as possible to your aspirations. Identify what is a priority and what is not. Then correct your CV if necessary. Your CV should summarize your background (academic and professional), your skills, your qualities, and to some extent your objective. It should answer 5 questions: Who are you (identity) / What do you want (direction) / What do you know (knowledge) / What have you already done (experience) / What could you do (potential). -Some advice in this article Writing your CV: 7 mistakes to avoid. If you have any doubts about your CV, you can ask someone to proofread it or send it to me for review.

  • What are the requirements of your school or training center? (Content of the missions, start date, end date, minimum duration)

  • What do you really need (Tasks, duration, period, tools, language of communication, remuneration)?

  • What do you want (tasks, tools, geographical location, duration, sector of activity, remuneration, recommendation, language of communication, accompaniment, possibility of hiring, notoriety of the company, company restaurant, comfort of the offices, teleworking)?

  • What can you afford (relocation, rent, agency fees, travel, minimum wage, hours, etc.)?

  • In what area do you lack experience? What do you need to improve on?




4. Don't procrastinate, don't fuss, get organized and start


" He who observes the wind will not sow, And he who regards the clouds will not reap. " (Ecclesiastes 11: 4, NKJV)

" The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty, But those of everyone who is hasty, surely to poverty." (Proverbs 21:5, NKJV)


You can find an internship quickly, just as it can take a while. Don't leave it to the last minute. Refuse to procrastinate and be restless: get organized and plan. Procrastination is putting things off for no good reason. Restlessness is trying to do everything quickly at the same time, only to do it badly or not at all. Procrastination generates stress and agitation generates low self-esteem. Start your research six months before your desired start date. If you are traveling or on vacation abroad, make sure you can be reached, on the phone number listed on your resume. I recommend that you have a laptop and two appropriate outfits with you for possible online job interviews. Choose time slots to send applications and check your email.



5. Broaden your horizons, but don't limit yourself to famous companies

" Enlarge the place of your tent, And let them stretch out the curtains of your dwellings; Do not spare; Lengthen your cords, And strengthen your stakes." (Isaiah 54:2, NKJV)


" In the morning sow your seed, And in the evening do not withhold your hand; For you do not know which will prosper, Either this or that, Or whether both alike will be good. " (Ecclesiastes 11:6 NKJV)


Do not limit yourself to companies, organizations, and associations known by everyone. Too often students make this mistake. I am not saying that we should abandon the big companies and international NGOs. Even less neglect small businesses. Apply for the offers corresponding to your needs and then according to the answers you will get, you will make a choice based on the recommendations of the LORD and your preferences. Don't reverse priorities. The priority is not to integrate a large company, but to obtain a good internship: to acquire skills, to implement what has been learned, and to refine one's know-how. Have a long-term vision:


  • Create alerts on 3 or 4 job boards (job boards) in addition to your school's career site.

  • Consider tip #2. Look for internship opportunities in your field of study. Don't just look for internship opportunities with identical titles.

  • If possible, go to job fairs and forums.

  • Send unsolicited applications primarily to companies that are recruiting new graduates in your field.

  • If the information is available, download the list of companies by size and by sector in your region.

  • It is not essential, but you can also register on a professional network to exchange with former students of your school or university. Institutions like Harvard University owe part of their reputation to the quality of their alumni network. Some schools have official Facebook groups where advice, internship offers, and student housing offers are posted. If your school has one, join it.


I have been in large, less large, and small companies. I know the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Among my friends, colleagues, and former colleagues, there are those who work on a freelance basis, those who have changed careers, those who left large companies for small ones, those who did the opposite, those who created their own companies, those who change jobs or employers every two or three years, those who change countries every four years and those who have only worked for one company so far. They do not owe their careers to the companies where they have interned. They owe their careers to the grace of GOD and the choices they have made. Trust in GOD, do your part and let him take care of the rest.



6. Anticipate your future interviews, prepare yourself (get ready)


" He who observes the wind will not sow, And he who regards the clouds will not reap. " (Ecclesiastes 11: 4, NKJV)


Having faith is not waiting for GOD to do, it is preparing for what GOD will do. GOD answers prayers, but he blesses the work of your hands. He never said to just pray and do nothing. Don't wait until you are invited to a job interview to prepare yourself.


7. Don't be discouraged, don't worry, don't give up, and don't be jealous


" If you faint in the day of adversity, Your strength is small. " (Proverbs 24:10, NKJV)


Nothing is impossible for GOD (Luke 18:27). Therefore, he can create opportunities and make all things possible for his children. However, he will not make all things easy or quick. In the meantime, make good use of your time and resources. GOD responds to faith and not to complaints. GOD wants your good as well as your neighbor's. Sincerely rejoice, I insist, sincerely rejoice for your neighbor. Be glad for what GOD is doing for others, your time will come.


(Proverbs 3:5-8, KJV) : Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.


Suggestion :

- Communication Work, Norman Wright



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