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WHAT IS AN INTERNSHIP?

An internship is a fieldwork experience that offers students opportunities to explore potential professions and obtain relevant experience before graduation.

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF AN INTERNSHIP?

  • Explore a career field of interest
  • Earn academic credit
  • Acquire training, professional experience and skills
  • Prepare for a competitive job market
  • Obtain references from professional in the field
  • Develop contacts for future job searches
  • Showcase the experience on the resume and during the job interview

WHAT ARE THE STEPS?

  • Schedule an appointment for internship preparation at Career Development Services
  • Submit a prepared resume and cover letter
  • Select projects relating to career goals on the Orion online database and related resources
  • Interview with organization representatives
  • Discuss academic credit requirements and assignments with faculty advisors
  • Register for academic credit by the designated deadlines

See the intership opportunities and resources on the Career Development Services website

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