Most jobs don't require internship experience, so not having that experience shouldn't stand in the way of getting a job at VLSI with an M.S. from USC. It's true that internships can increase your chances of getting hired full-time at the company where you interned, and they can provide valuable on-the-job experience in your chosen field. However, internship is rarely a requirement in a job posting. What can help you get a full-time job is a sound, professional resume. Applying for a job with have no previous experience
, perhaps it's your first job out of college, is often difficult but not impossible. The best approach is to start with a skills summary listing the skills you have that match the skills outlined in the job posting. Look at postings for similar positions to identify other relevant skills you may have. In the work experience section, explain how you used those skills as a volunteer, in extracurricular activities, and in coursework. Again, focus on the skills and abilities most relevant to the position you're applying for. Don't embellish, exaggerate, or fib; relate your applicable skills honestly and concisely. Anchor text can make creating an entry-level resume much easier with tips, examples, and templates you can use to design your winning resume.