Internships and the University of Maryland

INTERNSHIPS AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND    

WHO SHOULD INTERN?

All students should consider how an internship might fit in to their academic plans. An internship can be central to your education at Maryland. The opportunities are abundant both on and off campus. Many established programs exist on-campus that offer credit as part of the program's internship requirement. The Washington, DC area is rich in internship possibilities.
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WHAT?                                                                    

What is an Internship

What one chooses as an internship is limited only by your imagination and opportunity. However, limitations exist for what qualifies as an internship with the University. For example, an internship must be supervised, with tasks related to career experience and growth.
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WHY?                                                                      

Why Intern

In an internships you can apply academic knowledge, develop competencies for careers and community service, explore career options and gain field experience, and earn credit towards graduation. Your advisor and internship coordinator can assist you.
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WHERE?                                                                  

Where to Intern

As a University of Maryland student you are uniquely located in one of the country's richest areas for internships. Many federal programs and offices, numerous non-profit organizations, and for-profit companies are located in metropolitan D.C. Additionally, numerous established ongoing internships exist on at the University of Maryland. All it takes is careful planning and research on your part.
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HOW?                                                                      

How to get an Internship and Academic Credit for It

How you land your internship is dependent upon your resourcefulness in finding an intern opportunity. The experiences of others in finding internships can be exceedingly helpul to you and save you time.

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WHEN?                                                                    

When to Intern

Internships can happen anytime; fall or spring semester, summer, or even forthe entire year. Many students don’t wait until summer break to intern. They intern part-time during the fall and spring while still taking classes on campus. Be mindful of your schedule, manage your time well, and plan ahead — and you'll find that an internships can be done anytime!
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CAREER CENTER INTERNSHIP WORKSHOPS
The University's Career Center offers internship workshops and fairs throughout the year. Find out more--»

CAREERS4TERPS INTERNSHIP DATABASE
Careers4Terps is a free Web-based service, for students and alumni, to internships posted by employer.s Find out more--»

UNIVERSITY INTERNSHIP DATABASE
Internships@UMD offers UMD students a database of for-credit internship opportunities for undergraduates. Find out more--»