Internships: Preparing for Life After College

Internships taken for college credit are work experiences designed, conducted and evaluated within an academic context. Students earn academic credit while working in a professional setting. Ongoing communication, feedback and evaluation among students, faculty and work supervisors ensure that educational and work goals are met.


  • Further develop students' application of classroom concepts and skills in a work situation.
  • Provide students with accurate and constructive feedback about their professional competence and development.
  • Expand students' understanding of career choices, expectations, and on-the-job practices.
  • Assist students in developing a professional network.

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