Internships are wonderful opportunities to apply your classroom learning to the real world, to gain knowledge about potential career paths, to build experience for a particular career, and to bring real –world learning back into the classroom.

From your first semester in college, your goal should be to obtain an internship each summer. Why? Because internship programs feed full-time hiring!

  • Assess what skills you have to offer a potential employer
  • Determine what fields interest you
  • What do you hope to gain from this internship?
  • What kind of company/organization do you want to work for?
  • Determine what tasks you would like as part of your work

How to Find an Internship – Search Strategies

  • Networking
  • Google industry-specific internships, e.g. “criminal justice internship”
  • On-campus interviews and job fairs
  • Read newspapers and magazines to garner information on companies
  • Informational interviews
  • Targeted mail and phone campaign

Search Internship Listings

  • Google industry-specific internships, e.g. “criminal justice internship”
  • Review job postings with us
  • Review job postings on the websites of companies that interest you
  • Check other schools’ websites to see what companies recruit there (shows hiring companies)
  • Uncover and make note of 30 to 50 jobs of interest
  • Separate jobs into 1st tier, 2nd tier and 3rd tier preferences

nterests by Area of Interest

Click on your area of interest below to begin your internship search

Arts Education
Business Environmental
Communications/Media Foreign Language
Consulting Government & Legal

 

National Internship Listings