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Experiential Learning Center

Experiential Learning Center


Approximately 80 percent of new college graduates will have completed one or more internships. Don’t put yourself at a disadvantage – get an internship before you graduate!

Eight Reasons to Do an Internship

  • Learn about a career field from the inside to decide if it is the right field for you
  • Apply concepts you've learned in the classroom to real-world practical experiences
  • Develop new skills, knowledge, and confidence in your own abilities
  • Establish professional work habits and attitudes
  • Meet new people and develop your networking skills
  • Gain exposure to real-world problems and issues
  • Obtain valuable work-related references and letters of recommendation
  • Strengthen your resume and open the door to a job offer! 

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