THINGS TO DO ... Fall 2017 Interns ...


The NEXT MOVE Internship team will be conducting 1-hour interviews for Fall 2017 placements over the following 6 days in August:

Wednesday, August 23rd, 9am - 3pm

Thursday, August 24rd, 9am - 3pm

Friday, August 25th, 9am - 3pm

Monday, August 28th, 9am - 3pm

Tuesday, August 29th, 9am - 3pm

Wednesday, August 30th, 9am - 3pm

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How do I know if I am qualified to be an Intern? 

If you can answer YES to ANY of these questions, please proceed with Steps #1-4 to request an interview with the NEXT MOVE:

         Have I already completed Intro to Internship?

         Was I an Intern last year?

         Am I ready to start my professional career now and a teacher at my school would agree?

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Step #1

Prepare a professional email to be sent to: nextmovetacoma@gmail.com

       Subject Line: Requesting an Interview

       CC line: Include the email address of your guidance counselor or mentor

       Required Attachments: Resume [saved as "FirstNameLastNameResume"]

                                              Cover Letter [saved as "FirstNameLastNameCoverLetter"]

Step #2

In the first half of the body of your email, answer the following questions:

  • What kind of professional experience are you looking for from the NEXT MOVE?
  • What kind of internship or professional experience have you had thus far?
  • What professional skills do you want to develop in this internship?
  • What days and times will you be available to intern in a professional setting in the Fall 2017 semester?

Step #3

In the second part of the body of your email, answer the following questions:

  • When are YOU available for an off-campus interview with a member of the NEXT MOVE team?

"I have looked at the available dates and times in August.  I would like to request a 1-hour timeslot from X:00-X:00 on X date (sample: "9am-10am on Tuesday, August 29th").  Can you please confirm where we will be meeting for the interview?"


Step #4

Send your email with a professional conclusion that includes:

  • Your first and last name
  • School
  • A cell phone number where YOU can easily be reached



STUDENT EXAMPLE

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