Stephen F. Austin State University

Lumberjack Internship Program

Lumberjack Internship Program

The Lumberjack Internship Program was designed to provide SFA students with experiential education opportunities in the form of internships through collaboration with the campus community and area employers.

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Employer Information
Getting Started

If you are an employer with a need for an intern, here's how to get that position filled:

  1. Determine goals
  2. Develop a plan
  3. Recruit your intern @ SFA
  4. Interview candidates and an hire intern
  5. Orient your intern
  6. Supervise and evaluate your intern
  7. Keep focus on the future
  8. Reflect on internship experience and how you can improve it
  9. Your intern is now a walking billboard for your organization!
  10. Keep recruiting @ SFA!

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Student Information
5 Steps to Finding an Internship

Finding the internship of your dreams will be a cinch if you follow these six steps to success:

  1. Identify your strengths, interests, motivations, goals, priorities and values
  2. Research industries, occupations and organizations (O*Net, LinkedIn, company website, informational interviews)
  3. Create or update professional documents (resume, cover letter, references page)
  4. Devise an effective internship search strategy (Handshake,, your professional & personal network)
  5. Execute your internship search and follow up

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