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Student Internship Resources

Your specific major may require a particular internship course, practicum, clinical, student teaching or field experience for graduation. These resources will help assist you in making the necessary decisions.

Consider an Internship

Employers and graduate schools value hands-on experience.

Search for an Internship

Network and use Handshake to find an internship.

Earn Academic Credit

Involve your academic department early.

Apply for an Internship

Prepare for internship interviews, resumes and cover letters.

Finance your Internship

Budget for tuition, housing, travel, and hours on-site.

Accept an Internship

Confirm these details from your internship host.

Student Interning
Internship Success

We want to help you make the most of your internship experience. Check out these tips and things to consider to ensure that your next internship is a success.

Make your internship a success

Be an Intern at Disney!

The Disney College Program offers options for students and recent graduates to live and learn at Disney World and Disney Land Resorts. Each role offered through this program is a paid internship and provides a unique and diverse learning and working experience.

Learn about the Disney College Program

International Internships

An international internship is a great way to further develop your knowledge and skills. Students who complete an international internship expand their networks and develop transferable skills which give them a competitive edge after graduation.

Learn about international internships

Internship Expo
Internship Expo

If you're seeking to gain experience through an internship, we encourage you to attend our Internship Expo and meet with organizations seeking AppState interns.

Check out the Internship Expo

Have Questions?

If you have questions or need any internship counseling, please make an appointment in Handshake with your Career Coach.


Students must be -

Degree-seeking undergraduates in the departments of Social Work, Government and Justice Studies,
and Public Health. Students who participate in the ACCESS program are afforded priority applicant

NC resident for tuition purposes.

Earning academic credit for the internship.

Interning for a minimum of 300 contact hours at the internship site.

Interning at a site that is in NC and in a rural county as defined by the 2020 Census

Have a minimum 2.5 GPA.