Internships and Co-Ops

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Find internships and co-ops near-by or far away in a variety of industries and career fields.

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Tips for Finding an Internship

Learn how and where to look for internship leads.

What is an Internship?

Internships are paid or unpaid work in a field directly related to the student's area of study. Usually part-time during one semester or full-time during the summer. Another related term is co-op which refers to an extended work expereience that is usually full-time that extends over one to two semesters. No matter the terminolgy, you have the opportunity to:

  • Explore and clarify career interests
  • Foster personal and professional growth while developing a professional network
  • Build upon classroom knowledge while improving transferable skills such as leadership, communication, teamwork and technology
  • Consider receiving academic credit

Beyond Handshake, what are some helpful resources and tips for finding internships?