How to Make a Good Impression During a Remote Internship

Flourish During a Virtual Experience!

If you’re starting an internship right now, you may be in for a different experience than you anticipated when you originally accepted the role. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many internship programs are now remote. A May 2020 survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) found that 46% of internship programs have transitioned to a virtual experience.

How can you connect with people at your internship and make a positive, lasting impression if you aren’t working in the same physical space?

Speaking with The Balance Careers, Christine Yip Cruzvergara, VP of Higher Education and Student Success at Handshake, an online career community for college students, says, “Remote internships will be a new experience for almost everyone, so I encourage students to go in with an open mind, be their authentic selves, and take this opportunity to build a great skill set that will propel their future success.”

Tips for Making the Best Impression

Read this blog to discover simple and highly effective strategies to help you make a positive impression during a remote internship.

By Alicia Hibbard
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