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Internships provide an effective way to connect your academic experience with the professional work arena. Currently, the Department of Economics does not accept internships as elective credit for major requirements, however, you will gain valuable exposure to the workplace, have the opportunity for skill development, and gain a competitive edge in the job search.

Resources for Students to Find Internships Include:

Other Benefits of an Internship:

  • Provides practical experience in new work environments
  • Develops and refines skills
  • Applies academic knowledge to on-the-job situations
  • Tests tentative career choices; expands career options
  • Establishes professional contacts for letters of reference and networking