Internships


Internships are a place where you can develop your professional identity and skills. Internships provide students with an opportunity to gain practical hands-on work experience related to their fields of interest or majors before they graduate. These experiences can provide the following benefits:
  • Practical application of classroom skills
  • An opportunity to explore career possibilities
  • Development of self-confidence, interviewing techniques, professional competencies
  • Exposure to work with professionals and experts who can assist you in your growth and most important, greater employment potential upon graduation
Whether you are interested in looking for an academic year internship or a summer internship, many opportunities abound. If you are interested in internships, then visit these websites for more information.


On-Campus

LAS Internship Program
For more info, contact Robin B. Hursey, Senior Academic Advisor, Internship Program at rhursey@uic.edu.

LAS 289: LAS Internship Course
  • All General LAS Internship Guidelines apply
  • Subject to approval of the Internship Program Office
  • Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading
  • Four work-learning objectives will be set by student and employer
  • Seminar attendance is required
  • Monthly reports must be submitted
  • Reflection paper is due at end of the semester
  • Final assessment is submitted by employer
Office of Career Services, Job Location and Development Program


Off-Campus