What is an Internship?


The National Society for Experiential Education defines an internship as "a carefully monitored work or volunteer experience in which an individual has intentional learning goals and reflects actively on what he or she is learning throughout the experience."


Before you begin searching, think about the following questions:

  • What do you want to learn from an internship experience?
  • What skills/knowledge can you contribute to an internship site?
  • Do you know how the internship will help you with your career plan?
  • What resources will you use to secure an internship?
  • Are you aware of all the risks and the benefits of an internship?

After thinking about these questions:

  • Attend Internships 101
  • Meet with our Internship Coordinator

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