Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958

Columbus Connects Internship Program

Your Journey Starts Here

We are delighted to extend our support to our recent graduates in their pursuit of summer Internships. While we cannot guarantee specific internship partnerships, we are committed to aiding you in your search. Leveraging our expansive Columbus Alumni Network, we are more than willing to assist by providing guidance, facilitating introductions, and offering resources to enhance your Internship prospects. Your success is our priority, and we look forward to being a valuable partner in your professional journey.

Apply Now for Our Internship Program – Deadline March 31!

Where to Start

  1. Check Deadlines and Start Early:
  2. Regularly check and note application deadlines for internships.
  3. Start the application process early to ensure you have enough time for revisions and to gather required documents.
  4. Resume and Cover Letter Preparation:
    1. Update your resume with relevant coursework, projects, and any previous work experience.
    2. Tailor your cover letter for different types of internships.
  1. LinkedIn Optimization:
    1. Ensure your LinkedIn profile is complete with a professional photo, a compelling headline, and a comprehensive summary.
    2. Connect with professionals and alumni in your desired field.
    3. Make sure that you have tagged Columbus on your Linkedin Profile, if you have any questions on how to do this, please go to the Columbus Website and search under the Alumni tab and there are directions on how to complete this.
  1. Research Potential Employers:
    1. Research companies you're interested in working for.
    2. Follow them on social media to stay updated on their activities.
  1. Attend Career Fairs and Networking Events:
    1. Attend any career fairs or networking events organized by your college or university.
    2. Prepare an elevator pitch to introduce yourself to recruiters.
  1. Online Job Platforms:
    1. Utilize job search platforms like Indeed, Glassdoor, and Handshake.
    2. Set up job alerts for relevant positions.
  1. Company Websites:
    1. Regularly check the career pages of companies you are interested in for internship postings.
  1. Professional Organizations:
    1. Join professional organizations related to your field.
    2. Attend their events and connect with members.
  1. Networking on Campus:
    1. Attend workshops, seminars, and alumni events on campus.
    2. Engage with professors and professionals who visit your campus
  1. Prepare for Interviews:
    1. Practice common interview questions.
    2. Conduct mock interviews with career services or friends.
  1. Utilize College Career Services:
    1. Take advantage of career services offered by your college.
    2. Seek guidance on resume writing, interview skills, and internship search strategies.
  1. Follow Up:
    1. Send thank-you emails after networking events or informational interviews.
    2. Follow up with recruiters after career fairs.
  1. Internship Databases:
    1. Explore internship databases that specialize in listing opportunities for students.
  1. Flexibility and Open-mindedness:
    1. Be open to internships in different locations or industries.
    2. Consider unpaid internships if they provide valuable experience.
    3. Remember, the key to a successful internship search is persistence, networking, and showcasing your unique skills and experiences. Good luck!


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    Mrs. Colleen Anderson 

    Director of Externships & Internships
    ext. 2213
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Brotherhood, Faith, and Scholarship define the Marist Brothers Catholic education at Christopher Columbus High School.  By making Jesus Christ known and loved and creating an inspiring academic and extracurricular environment, we prepare young men for higher learning and a life-long commitment to leadership and service through Gospel and Marist values.

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.