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Internships @ Scranton

Internships and other practical experiences are forms of EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING that integrate knowledge and theory from the classroom with practical application and skill development in a professional setting.  The Center for Career Development provides extensive support every step of the way for Scranton students. 

By adding these experiences to the educational experience at The University of Scranton, students:

  • Establish career goals and objectives relevant to areas of interest
  • Apply classroom learning to an appropriate work setting, gaining valuable experience in the field
  • Further develop a strong network of professional contacts within industries
  • Gain an in depth understanding of a chosen field
  • Develop "soft skills" to enhance future performance and marketability
  • Build professional confidence through regular interactions with professionals in the field

 

 The Internship Search

Meet with a career counselor in Center for Career Development:

  • Discuss career plans
  • Establish goals and objectives
  • Develop a focused resume and cover letter
  • Construct a comprehensive search and identify resources
  • Prepare for interviews - Visit our Interview Guide 
  • Schedule a mock interview 
  • New Feature ...... Big Interview - Use Big Interview to learn and practice your interview skills, whether you’re interviewing for a job or graduate school.


Research possible industries. What skills are needed?

Create an account / profile with:

  • LinkedIn (Professional networking site. Connect with Scranton alumni


Follow up with the Center for Career Development to provide updates

Utilize ALL Your Resources!
    Here's a checklist!

  • Network with faculty, alumni, friends, and family
  • Company websites 
  • Career fairs (Business Expo, Fall/Spring Job & Internship Fairs)
  • Company information sessions and campus interviews 
  • Mock interviews 
  • Informational interviews with alumni and professionals
  • Newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals 
  • Job boards such as VaultCareerInsider.com, Indeed.com, InternshipPrograms.com,USAJOBS.gov, and Idealist.org 
  • Click here for general guidelines for credit bearing internships

For information about jobs/internships, please contact careers@scranton.edu or call (570) 941-7640

Internships featured

  • American Red Cross - Non-Profit, Health Care
  • Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Government
  • Shamrock Communications - Radio, Communications
  • TMG Health - Health Care, Technology
  • Walt Disney World College Program - All disciplines
  • Swiss Finance - Business, Finance


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