How to get a paid Internship in 2021?

Some key points on internship

Searching an Internship

Finding the right internship for you is one of the most crucial parts of this journey. First try to decide in which field you are interested (such as DevOps, web development, android development, Cloud, Security), write them on a piece of paper, and search for the companies that offer the desired role.

Build a Resume for Internship

Resume building is these days play a key role in landing a great internship, so before you start applying for roles, it’s important to make sure that your resume is up to date and includes your relevant skills and experience. All the skills that you mention in your resume should also match your LinkedIn profile and GitHub Profile.

Internship Banner

Practice Practice and practice

You need to practice for the interview. You need to practice for the Data Structure and Algorithm and You need to practice for the rejection as well. Starting with the first two, try to give at least 3–4 mock interviews before your final interview. Interviews are important as that is the place where your skills will be tested and verified. Have a good hold on your speaking skills. Don’t overthink about your rejection or tough questions.

Build Your Network

Getting a personal recommendation is like a cherry on the cake, so make sure to reach out to friends, family, colleagues, classmates, professors, and alumni to see if they know anyone hiring. Another great strategy is to look up the companies you’re interested in and reach out to employees there for an informational interview. You never know what opportunities it might lead to.

Conclusion

Hope for the best. You will get many rejections sometimes you will feel low but this is how it goes, all your rejections will have a 0 sum once you get your internship. At the end of the day, only your position and company will matter. Thank You !!

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Sanjay Singh Rajpoot

Sanjay Singh Rajpoot

Summer of Bitcoin ’22 • LFX Mentee’22 @mojaglobal • GSoC’21 @ProcessingOrg • Ex-Intern @Disecto • 👨‍💻▪️ Full Stack Developer (MERN) • Tech Blogger