What is an internship?
An internship is a learning experience at an organization in a position related to your major or career field. Internships may be full or part-time, paid or unpaid, for credit or non-credit, and vary in length from a summer to a semester, or even an academic year.
- provide hands-on experience that can confirm (or reject) your tentative career choices
- help you develop useful career-building skills
- make you a more attractive candidate for employment or graduate school
- show potential employers that you can successfully apply your skills in a related work environment
The Career Development Office staff will be happy to help you in your search for the right internship opportunity. Schedule an appointment with a counselor to explore options, develop effective resumes and cover letters, and polish your internship/job seeking skills.