What is an Internship/Externship?
An internship/externship is an academic program which allows you to apply classroom theories and skills in a real work experience. Internship/externship provides on-the-job experiences which are invaluable in preparing students for professional employment after graduation.
Why should I participate?
1. Three times more success in finding employment in your field of study after graduation than students who don’t.
2. Gain opportunities to apply skills and theories learned in the classroom, to explore a career field, and to make important contacts in a diversified workplace.
3. Help finance your education.
4. Increase confidence and improve academic performance.
5. Build your resume!
Where can I do an Internship/Externship?
There are many opportunities for you to complete an internship/externship in businesses across the county and the state. Previous students have completed internships with leading television stations, publishing companies, county courthouses, the State Police, accounting firms, Disney College program, etc. Most career and transfer programs offer an internship/externship option. Contact Career Services Center for more information about where you can complete an internship!
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