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Student Life

Student and Campus Life at Union County College

Internships

Test Drive Your Career!

 

What is an internship?? 

An internship is a professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work related to a student’s major or career interest.  Depending on the major, internships are typically completed Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year of college.  The most common time to be employed as an intern is in the summer, but internships are offered all year long.   

 

Why should you get an internship?
  • Gain valuable experience for your resume
  • Determine if that career is the right choice for your future career
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Many internships lead to full-time employment
  • Enhance current skill set and learn new skills

 

Where can I find internship opportunities?

WayUp – Find paid internships, part-time jobs and entry-level opportunities at thousands of companies, from startups to Fortune 500s. Complete your online profile to be matched with employers based on your  interests, experience, and skills.

Internships.com is a nationally-recognized site with thousands of internship opportunities across the country. You can upload your resume, search for potential internships and networking opportunities, and apply directly to any internship opportunities!

 

Don’t forget to check out our social media pages for internships from our local employer connections!