Falcon Internship Guarantee (FIG)

Overview:

The Falcon Internship Guarantee Program is a year-long program, which is open to all sophomore and junior students who have completed at least one year at BGSU. FIG students gain the knowledge and career competencies needed to secure internship and other experiential learning positions. FIG participants are equipped with the tools to start thinking about and acting on their future career with access to the following opportunities: 

  • Exclusive employer networking events
  • One-on-one support with a career coach
  • Priority notifications for internship and job fairs
  • Individualized resume and internship search support
  • FIG student spotlight featured on promotional materials

Upon successful completion of the program curriculum and activities, FIG participants receive a digital certification of completion to showcase on their resume, LinkedIn, and other professional platforms, as well as a professional headshot and padfolio to support their internship search. FIG participants also will continue to receive one-on-one support with their career coach after the duration of the program.

Student registration for the 2020 - 2021 academic year is open August 1, 2020 and close on September 1, 2020. Click here to apply during this time period.

All participants are required to complete the following as part of their participation in the program:

Fall Semester:

  • Attend FIG Fall Orientation
  • Schedule and Attend a Career Exploration Appointment
  • Complete and Upload Your Focus2 Career Assessment
  • RSVP and Attend a Career Center Event
  • Create and Upload Your Resume
  • Schedule and Attend a Life and Career Design Appointment

Spring Semester:

  • Attend FIG Spring Orientation
  • Schedule and Attend a Resume Development and Critique Appointment
  • Complete your Handshake Profile
  • Schedule and Attend an Experiential Learning Search Strategies Appointment
  • RSVP and Attend a Career Center Event
  • Schedule and Attend an Interview Preparation Consultation

Learn more about how the Falcon Internship Guarantee has helped our students and alumni explore and secure experiential learning opportunities in different fields. You can check out their scholar stories under the Falcon Career Spotlights.