I am a grad student and studying Information Experience Design. I have a few questions about summer internships in the industry.
1- How a good internship can help in my career?
2- How difficult it is to get an internship in companies like Google, Facebook, etc
3- What are some good companies to look for internships?
4- Is it necessary to get a good reference for an internship? I am new to the USA and hardly know anybody.
5- When is the right time to start looking for the summer internship?
6- What can I do to stand out from other applicants?
7- How hard it is to get a good internship?
I will be grateful if you guys can help me. I don’t why but I am very tensed about and I feel like I will end up getting nothing.