How To Ask For A Paid Internship?

Can I ask if internship is paid?

Don’t worry about asking.

Since many internships in the US are unpaid, it’s not at all offensive to inquire, even up-front.

I’ve interviewed interns, paid and unpaid, and they always ask.

I didn’t remember that until you mentioned it, but they did.

How do you politely ask for an internship?

Follow these steps when asking for an internship opportunity:

  • Research companies. Discover businesses in your area that perform the work you’re interested in doing.
  • Make contact.
  • Share your resume.
  • Market your skills.
  • Be straightforward.
  • Be cordial and follow up.

How do you politely ask for salary?

Be polite but direct in asking about the starting salary.
Show enthusiasm for the position. If the company has asked whether you’re interested in the job, you should thank them for their message, state that the position does sound interesting, and then write “May I ask what the salary range is?”

How do I find paid internships?

To find paid internships, visit your career center. In addition, visit,,,, and of course,

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