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Career & Employment Resources: Getting Experience


Internship refers to a supervised, practical experience that relates to a student’s field of study. Internships are customarily completed concurrently with academic work, and may be paid or unpaid. The experience provides vital socialization and networking, mentoring and instruction, as well as practical experience in the area of study.

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Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community, and gain experience at the same time. Use the links below to findd opportunities, or contact a company or agency directly to inquire about volunteering opportunities.