A good internship is a gateway to a great career, and there are all kinds of opportunities in the Mankato area. APX Construction Group is proud to offer some fantastic internship opportunities to our community.
Whether you’re interested in construction management, project management, interior design, or digital marketing, there’s an internship out there for you! Today we’re covering several great internships throughout the Mankato area so that you can make the best possible choice for your next job.
How to Choose an Internship
There are a number of ways that you can go about choosing an internship. Finding the best one can be a challenge, but it’s not too hard as long as you follow these tips.
Don’t Base the Decision on Money
First off, don’t base your decision on money. There are several ways that companies will seek to recruit you for an internship, but if one of the main ways they seek to recruit you is through pay, then it might not be the right fit. Sometimes the internship that pays less or is free will lead to more benefits in the long run.
Be a Self-Starter
Great interns are go-getters. You’ll have to get out and do your research to find the right internship and to get offered the opportunity. But hey, you’re already halfway there by reading through this blog post.
Select an Internship that Allows You to Build Essential Skills
Sadly, some internships will take advantage of you and not allow you to learn and grow the way an internship should. Any internship should offer some level of training and freedom to develop and learn new skills. This is where you can find that an internship focused on money might not give you the same opportunities to learn as one that pays slightly less.
Attend Networking Events
Networking events are great opportunities to meet business leaders and industry professionals. Whether you’ve already secured an internship or you’re still looking, you should be able to attend a few different networking events to meet new people in your industry.
5 Best Internships in the Mankato Area
Here are the best internships in the Mankato area.
APX is a commercial design and build construction company that offers amazing internship opportunities. With oversight from the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, this intern will have the opportunity to develop real-world marketing skills and experience.
This position offers flexible full-time and part-time hours depending on the applicant’s availability.
As a family-owned business, Taylor Corporation is proud to offer great internship opportunities for students or “newer” mechanical engineers that are in need of experience. The only requirement for this full-time position is that you’re already working towards a mechanical engineering degree.
Note that this is a full-time, paid position.
If you’re looking for a project manager position as an intern, then this role might be the right one for you. This role will give you the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop skills that can help you became a better project manager in the future. Schwickerts is a roofing company, and in this role, you’ll be helping to track sales, leads, and project efficiency for the entire team. Apply by clicking the link above.
Hands-on building and managing experience are what you’ll get when you come to work for APX Construction Group. There are lots of different opportunities and responsibilities contained within this role. This job is perfect for someone in college who is already pursuing a construction management degree. There’s also the opportunity for full-time hiring after the internship is completed.
Another great hands-on opportunity to consider is this role for National Grid Renewables. National Grid Renewables seeks to reignite local economies by reinvesting in a sustainable future by offering sustainable solutions.
Those pursuing this role can expect to be working alongside project managers to develop budgets, schedules, and review designs. Additionally, you’ll be reporting key metrics to the management team and owning the documentation organization.
We hope the breakdown of each of these roles helps you find what you’re looking for! We’d love to have you at APX Construction Group, but ultimately you should seek the job that offers you the best opportunity for your desired career path.