UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Career Services

Why Participate In An Internship?

You will find that an internship or relevant experience will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Develop your professional self
  • Explore career goals and options
  • Develop new skills you can apply in the workplace
  • Gain skills that will enhance your resume and increase your career options
  • Explore a business or agency and observe or participate in the tasks and responsibilities preformed daily by professionals
  • Experience workplace culture, politics, and business etiquette
  • Discover a career or new interest
  • Receive active coaching from a mentor
  • Add to your professional network
  • Make a difference in an organization
  • Prepare for the job market and gain relevant experience
  • Internships often lead to permanent employment

Note: Inquire with your advisor to learn more about internships at UWRF.

Internships for Academic Credit

Students interested in receiving academic credit for an internship should contact the internship coordinator within their major. 



Other Experiential Learning Opportunities

Explore faculty-student research
Participate in an education abroad and international exchange program
Volunteer and service opportunities
Look for part-time and summer employment related to your career interest through Handshake

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Career Services
career.services@uwrf.edu
715-425-3572
M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
187 Rodli Hall

 

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