The evidence points to a bright future
Today’s employers are hungry for applicants who have proven they can succeed in professional settings. Internship opportunities provide the skills and experience you need to stand out in the field of your choice. They also help you determine what you want to do in the future.
Internships enhance classroom learning by letting you put your knowledge into practice while contributing to the operations of an organization. In addition, your internship experiences will give you skills that are increasingly vital to success in today’s job market: Specialized knowledge of an industry. The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing circumstances. Proficiency in communicating with colleagues and collaborating to achieve shared goals. A powerful network of professional connections.
At Clark, internships can be paid or taken for academic credit. Your LEEP Center Adviser can help you identify internship opportunities you would be interested in pursuing.