Build Knowledge and Skills With an Internship

Gain on-the-job experience working in an environment or organization that complements your academic course of study.

The Benefits of an Internship

  • Gain a broader perspective of your academic discipline
  • Explore the "world of work" in a vocational or professional field of interest
  • Experience a workplace organization 
  • Engage in planning and organizing programs or projects within the organization
  • Develop specific job skills and work experiences which better position you to obtain future employment or professional experiences after graduation
  • Develop work ethic and maturity
  • Foster connections with organizational employees and leaders to provide guidance and mentoring
  • Explore the "fit" of an occupation or career prior to graduation

The Internship Search Process

The search for an internship typically takes time. A good rule of thumb is to start the process at least a quarter prior to your intended start date.

Diverse Identities and Affinity Groups

Recognizing the value your identity and background can bring to a work environment is important and SU is here to guide you. 

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  • Tonja Brown

    Tonja Brown

    Internship and Mentorship Coordinator
    Casey 110-03