Internships: Student Information

Internships are experiential education opportunities which provide students the opportunity to apply skills obtained in the classroom. Internships may take a variety of formats. They can be full-time or part-time, paid or unpaid, long-term or short-term, and may or may not be eligible for credit within all of the majors that may apply.


Searching for Internships

  1. Activate your Handshake account, and search the job board!
  2. Participate in UCAShadow program to shadow a professional in your targeted field.  Coming Soon!
  3. Search and apply for micro-internships.
  4. Network with employers through recruiting events throughout the school year (Internship Banquet, Career Links, Career Fairs, etc.).
  5. Check with your professors within your major department.

Internships for Credit

To participate in an internship for academic credit, students must have completed at least 60 semester hours and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students interested in internships for academic credit must contact their Internship Coordinator within their respective departments.

Your Internship Coordinator will assist you in processing the necessary documents for gaining credit from your internship experience. Click here to link to the Colleges’ and Academic Departments’ Internship information.

Applying for Internships

Career Coaches are available to assist with you the application process through resume reviews and career coaching appointments. You can create an appointment through Handshake Appointments or you can contact us at 501-450-3250 or