An internship offers many benefits that will help you progress along your career path and increase your marketability.


  • A chance to gain hands-on, practical career experience in your area of interest
  • An opportunity to build networks with professionals in your related career field
  • A great career-related experience to include on your resume
  • An opportunity to explore and narrow down your career options

It’s never too early to start thinking about an internship. This Internship Timeline offers a guideline of when to start looking for an internship for students.

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Still have questions? Call 304.696.2370 or email us to set up an appointment with Jennifer Brown, Program Manager for Internships. Please fill out an internship worksheet before you come in for your appointment.