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Hands-on experience is paramount to your career decision-making process. The best way to obtain this experience is through an internship. Internships can lead to future networking contacts and can turn into a full-time position upon graduation.  Typically, internships occur during the summer, but you can take advantage of an internship during the semester if your schedule permits.

There are several ways to seek internships within your field of choice. We suggest you utilize a variety a resources and techniques to find the one right for you.  In addition to using Handshake, investigate internship/networking opportunities via the Internet, our Library, LinkedIn, the Career Expo, and personal connections.

You should begin your internship search by first getting your "tools" ready:  your cover letterresume and interviewing skills.

To assist you with your internship search, please call The Center for Career & Professional Development at (610)-758-3710 to schedule an appointment with an associate director.