Internships for Graduate Students

Why Intern as a Graduate Student? 

The opportunity to engage in experiential learning and apply what you are learning in the real world can be a crucial component of your graduate school experience. These opportunities of experiential learning and professional training can help graduate students develop transferable skills, networks within professional fields, and unlock multiple opportunities for career success. 

Does an internship make sense for me? 

When deciding to intern as a graduate student, there is a lot to consider. Often graduate students are juggling multiple tasks, such as jobs, course projects, comprehensive exams, a thesis. It is important for graduate students to consider how a specific internship will help provide additional skills and experience that is relevant to your professional goals. Getting support from internship advisors and considering the broad learning outcomes you aim to achieve is an important component of graduate student internships.