Internships, externships and field experiences can provide a depth of knowledge regarding your particular major or area of study. You can gain valuable skills and knowledge in a work environment which will better prepare you for future employment. Opportunities such as these can be paid or voluntary depending on the particular organization and your own personal needs.
- Points to consider when looking for an internship, externship or field experience.
- How to create a successful experience
These guidelines do not guarantee your success. Locating an internship, externship or field experience is much like attending class. Each class session builds on the information learned in the previous session. You will need to make a commitment each day or week to locating an opportunity as it takes time and patience.