Externships & Shadowing

Here you’ll find guidelines for job shadowing to learn about careers. For industry-specific advice, be sure to check out the Career Communities.

5 Tips for a Successful Summer Internship Experience

An internship is a great way to expand your knowledge and apply what you’ve learned during your studies. It’s also a great way to gain real-world experience, boost your resume, and strengthen your skill set. Below, you’ll find advice on …

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Success Is in the Details

Those seeking employment opportunities—internships, externships, job shadows, summer research positions, or post-grad jobs—can boost their success rate by attending to some basic details. Wherever you are in your application process, it’s not too late to ensure you have a polished, …

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How to Approach a Dentist for a Shadowing Request Via Cold Call or In-Person

Acquiring opportunities to shadow a dentist still seems to be a popular subject of little knowledge among dental students although it is considered the most valuable experience for aspiring dentists during their high school and or undergraduate years.

The process …

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