What is an internship?

An internship is a short-term work experience that helps students gain exposure and experience in a field of interest, where they often receive guided learning and the opportunity to build skills. Internships may be aligned with an area of study or within an industry a student is wanting to explore. Internships can be paid, unpaid, and/or offered for course credit. If you want to receive credit for your internship, you should coordinate with your academic advisor or internship coordinator in your major.


Featured Resources

Roadmap to Internships

Internships are your opportunity to build skills and explore industries in a professional setting. We’ve mapped out steps to help …

Career Core by Kaplan: Gap Analysis (Topic 17)

Recommended for students or alumni in an active job or internship search who would like perspective on understating job descriptions, …

Career Core by Kaplan: Company Research (Topic 18)

Recommended for students or alumni in an active job or internship search who want to understand the “why” behind and …

Professional Dress Look Book

Check out our guide on how to dress professionally to make a great first impression at networking events, interviews, and …

Career Core by Kaplan: Events (Topic 19)

Recommended for students or alumni preparing to attend a career fair or other employer event for the first time.

Attending …

How to Schedule an Internship Coaching Appointment

You can get help finding, learning about, and applying for internships by meeting with a peer coach who is familiar …


Featured Classes

SBS 411 | Design Your Search

In 7 short weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to design an internship or job search specific to you. You’ll gain knowledge…

PAH 383 | Pre-Internship: Building Career Readiness

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to search for, secure, participate in, and reflect on an internship…

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