Internships are one of many ways to get experience during college.
- The majority of our graduates had career-related experience during college.
- Even so, over 1/3 wish they had gotten more!
Seek multiple types of experience, including field study, part-time jobs, summer jobs, volunteering, service-learning, shadowing, para-professional opportunities, co-op, undergraduate research, extracurricular involvement and leadership. Depending on your major and career field, other terminology and types of experience may be applicable.
For employers: Employer guide to creating an effective internship program (pdf | 11.5 MB)