Happy Monday COB! When reflecting on this past week, I will just say it has been a busy one. I spent my weekend in Kingsport, Tennessee at a Leadership Conference with my sorority. Let me tell you, I could use a day of sleep after a nonstop weekend — but life must go on.
I am currently looking for an internship this summer in Charlotte, N.C. I have realized that many companies do not post internships on their websites. So I am going through the process of emailing all companies to see if they offer internships. One thing I am realizing is my BUSI 3200 class is going to teach me everything I need to know to apply to internships. As I am currently taking this class now, it seems that I am taking it too late because I need to know the whole process like now for finding internships, and not in May. I have reached out to my teacher, Professor Justice, to walk me through interviews, and how to prepare for them. She has been a great help thus far. And has offered me tons of resources to look at. I feel that when BUSI 3200 class ends, I will be very prepared for the interview process.
With that being said, I had a phone interview two weeks ago, with a marketing company in Charlotte. I just received an email on Friday that I have a follow up interview this Wednesday. This was so relieving, because I felt that the interview didn’t go so great. One thing I hate about phone interviews is it is always hard to tell how it went, because it is nearly impossible to get vibes from the interviewer. In comparison, a face-to-face interview, you can read the interviewers facial expressions. Thankfully, the interview went well enough to land me one step closer to getting the position. My follow up interview this week is going to be a case study, which will be a phone interview again. I have never had an interview that entails a case study before, so that even more scary! I will put in a lot of preparation time for this interview. I am hoping for the best outcome!
If you have any advice for the process of finding summer internships, or the interviewing process, please comment and share. I hope everyone has a great rest of the week!