What is an Internship?
An internship is a short-term work experience that is intended to expose you to a career field of interest while offering you the ability to acquire professional experience. Internships can be structured in the following ways:
- Full or part-time
- Short or long-term
- Paid or unpaid
- For credit and not-for-credit
- Self-directed or mentor-led
Why do an Internship?
In addition to exploring careers and developing professionally, internships are an opportunity to "try-out" a career and network and develop contacts. Some mutual benefits:
- Allows a company that you are actively investigating to evaluate you
- Your internship may provide a "foot in the door"
According to NACE 53% of Employers converted Interns into Full - Time employees.
To apply for internships, register for Career Wave.
Need Academic Credit for an Internship?
You may earn 2 elective credits registering for an internship course through the Career Development Office. Please visit C-102 to speak with the Internship Coordinator for more information.
Attend an Internship Orientation!
Find out about:
*Current internship opportunities
*How to make your application stand out
*Your rights as an intern
Fall 2016 session dates coming soon!
Sign up in Room C-102 or call 718-368-5115