COVID-19 UPDATE

For a complete list of updates please visit the our COVID-19 Updates page and check out our Career Development Homepage for additional career development resources.

During this time of change, we want to ensure that you have the support and resources needed in order to successfully complete your internship and for your organization to continue to successfully run their internship program. For many, this means that the internship will continue remotely. We offer the information below as a quick guides to getting started:

Internships

An internship integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths - and they give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.

For more information about internships, including which majors require them? Check out the links below!

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Average number of months in advance of start date employers begin recruiting interns

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38.2 Days
Average time from job posting to interview

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24.5 Days
Average time from interview to offer

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45.6 %
Average conversion rate from intern to full-time hire

"I have truly loved my internship. It has exposed me to so much that there are not even words to express how much I have learned. I have not only learned about myself, but also what real world experience provides and means."

- Edgewood College Student, Business Major, 2017



The Inclusive Internship Project 

 

Through the generous gift from the Oscar Rennebohm Foundation, undergraduates looking to participate in an internship with an organization – such as local non-profits, small or medium businesses, or government agencies - that would otherwise be unpaid may qualify for a stipend of up to $2,500! 

Are you eligible? Find out by clicking below!

 

"I have gained experience working with kids and teens with developmental disabilities. I have increased my skill set and made a positive impact on others. It will be helpful to continue to work with people with disabilities to learn new skills, broaden my knowledge base, and learn new strategies to help clients."

- Edgewood College Student, Psychology Major, 2018