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how to add an internship to my resume

By tmc19126 ·
So I am trying to apply for my first job in IT at a local, small firm. The position is for a support technician, and in the job desc. it clearly states no high level of exp. needed, just a willingness to learn and somewhat computer savy.

Now I have been doing an internship at my current job in the IT dept since august, but the problem is I don't really DO It is more like a classroom session with my mentor (who is a systems admin) just telling me what he's working on for the day, and discussing things I can't even begin to understand quite yet. I meet with him 2 days a week for an hour each.

I am also currently in school getting my associates in computer network systems. So I think this job, as basic as it is, would be extremly helpful to do on the side as it is part-time. It gives me real-working exp. and the hands on skills that I need to pick up for down the road, that I am NOT getting from my internship.

So how do I add a useless, in the fact I do nothing, but useful in the fact it is the only IT related thing I would have on my resume so far, onto my resume??

p.s the most hands on work I did in 3 months, is plug a phone in the


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Just list it

by david.lavie In reply to how to add an internship ...

I would just list the internship on the resume as an internship, the company and the dates. Don't list what you do in the internship on the resume. If the subject comes up during the interview you can say that you studied under the sysadmin of the company.

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