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Internship Program

"Students who need an internship confirmation letter to cancel summer housing contracts must submit an Internship Confirmation Form by April 22nd." Forms are available in the Career & Counseling Center in the Student Center, A-170.

What is an Internship?

An internship is a short-term or time-limited work experience in a professional environment that integrates academic study with on the job training. It is designed to enhance academic, personal and professional development.

Advantages of Participating in an Internship

  • Apply skills learned in the classroom and expand your knowledge through degree-related work experience.
  • Test-drive your career choice or define an area of interest.
  • Get paid to work in your field of study.
  • Begin to develop a professional network.
  • Become more competitive in the job market and secure a higher paying job when you graduate.

Eligibility

To determine if you meet the internship program criteria, please review the internship eligibility requirements.

Getting Started

Students are required to attend a Co-op & Internship Orientation before applying to the internship program. Check the Upcoming Events page for the current semester's Co-op and Internship Orientation schedule. If you cannot attend an in-person orientation, you may complete the online orientation.

Instructions on how to apply are covered in both orientations and are outlined below.  

Application Process

  1. Register in Career Link
  2. Create your resume and have it critiqued during walk-in hours
  3. Upload the critiqued resume in Career Link
  4. Read, complete and sign an internship application
  5. Submit your completed application to Career & Counseling Center to schedule a Small Group/Resume Writing appointment

Internship FAQs

Find answers to questions about the application process or program procedures by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions page. Still have questions? Email the Program Coordinator.

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Intern Salary Averages

2010-2011