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For more details on the process and how to select an internship, please visit Jill Okes-Kincade, Experiential Learning Coordinator, in the Student Success Center (Administration Building, first floor). You can also contact her at (304) 473-8607, or

Based on the Job Outlook 2018 survey, when considering an applicant, employers ranked the importance of an internship in the industry with a 4.4 out of 5. For an internship within their organization, they ranked it a 4.6 out of 5.

Almost 50% of all majors require an internship for credit. You can find specific descriptions in the course catalog.

In an internship, you can develop skills in

  • Event planning
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Autonomy
  • Taking initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity and critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving

To apply for an internship, or determine if you qualify, check out the Internship Guide and Application Form.