Internships Work We have a long tradition of enhancing our students academic careers with professional internships.


of students are either “very satisfied” or “extremely satisfied” with their experiences in experiential education


year students are encouraged to explore majors through job shadows, informational interviews, and company site visits


of graduates are in employed in a professional position or in graduate school within six months of graduation

We believe that internships help you:

Confirm Your Major

Gain Professional Skills

Build Your Résumé

Lead to Key Career Opportunities

Early Exploratory Program

Unique opportunity for underclassmen who are Illinois residents and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

What is it?

Students explore off-campus business and technical options related to their academic fields through a maximum of 15 hours per week paid employment.

How it’s possible.

The director of Career Services coordinates the program, which operates through a combination of state grant funds from the Illinois Cooperative Work Study Program of the Board of Education and the cooperation of participating businesses and agencies.

Fun Fact: Need help with a class? Tutoring in the Student Success Center is absolutely, 100 percent free!

Contact Us

For more information about internships, contact Director of Career Services, Kristen Liesen, at or send us a message: