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September 25, 2000: USInterns.com
Really good search engines for internship opportunities have long been a rare commodity on the Internet. A couple of good ones fell by the wayside, leaving a long drought of quality sources for internship listings. With USInterns.com stepping up to the plate within the last year, the picture has improved dramatically. While not perfect, USInterns.com is among the best places for students to find internships.
USInterns.com’s approach is different from many other recruiting sites on the web because it focuses solely on the internship niche. The site claims that it “incorporates innovative technologies to maximize the efficiency of the internship search and tracking process for all participants.”
“Students have the opportunity to research internship opportunities through multiple fields,” the site states. “USInterns.com Resume Builder allows students to tailor resumes to fit certain postings before applying directly online.”
When trying out an internship site, our litmus test is to type in “accounting internships in Florida,” on the assumption that accounting internships in the Sunshine State should be plentiful. Our most recent test of USInterns.com produced only one such internship listing, but that was a step up from past searches, which have yielded none. A decent number of accounting internships (52) were available nationwide, though.
We were also dismayed to find more than one typo on the Web site. Bottom line: USInterns.com has great potential and room for improvement.
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