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Internship Search | Credit Options | Registration | Set-up | Resources | Support

The Internship Program is designed to give students an opportunity to undertake a professionally supervised and planned work experience that connects to an academic program, builds skills and develops career interests.

Support is provided to all students, internship employers and faculty to ensure a successful internship experience.

Contact – Laura Zirngible, lazirngible@stkate.edu
in Career Development to learn more about Internships!                                                         


Assistance is provided to students for all internship Search activity including finding opportunities and connecting with employers.

Guidance is provided to help determine timelines to complete an internship and the appropriate types of positions to consider that fit academic, personal and career goals.

Resources are available to find internship opportunities and coaching is provided to create a great resume and cover letter to apply.

There is a standardized process that all students follow to Search and Set-up an internship. Some majors have additional requirements that are outlined in the handouts provided below.

☑️ Guidelines for Internship Search & Set-up 

☑️ SEARCH for INTERNSHIPS!                     


CREDIT OPTIONS 4, 3, 2, 0 | Credit | Non-Credit           

Completing an internship is a valuable opportunity to gain career-building experience while fulfilling credits.

Some majors/minors require a credit internship completed through the Internship Program to fulfill a curriculum requirement including; Biology, Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity, Data Science, English, Fashion Merchandising, Healthcare Management, Leadership, Sales, Women’s Studies.

Other majors/minors/programs highly encourage an internship. If taken for credit, the credits can be used to fulfill elective credits, or the experience can be completed through the 0 credit or Non-Credit options.

☑️ Your Credit Options:



FALL 2021 Registration Now Open!

Once you have accepted an internship your next step is to start the Internship Set-up process. Follow these steps:

1. Log into student Handshake account

2. Click into Career Center at the top right corner of the screen

3. Click on Experiences and then choose Request an Experience

🌞 Sept. 15 , 2021 – FALL Registration Deadline

All interns are required to participate in the Internship Program onboarding process called Internship Set-up. This process includes separate meetings with both the Internship Program Director and a Faculty Internship Advisor to:

  • encourage the intern’s clear understanding of the internship duties and employer expectations

  • establish intern learning goals and objectives to be approved and supported

  • review academic activities that the intern will complete throughout the internship

  • inform intern of safety considerations and support that are embedded in the internship program

  • complete registration for credits through formal Registration Email generated by Internship Program

  • review basic Program requirements to be completed throughout the semester

☑️ Internship Set-up & Program Requirements

Internship Set-up & Requirements



Find more information and answers to your internship questions!

☑️ Additional Resources

Internship Program – Frequently Asked Questions

NACE – Internship Information and Trends



The Internship Program partners to support Students, Employers and Faculty through the internship process.

☑️ Role of Faculty Internship Advisor & Internship Supervisor

Faculty Internship Advisor Guide

Internship Supervisor Guide 







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Career Resources

Contact & Location


CdC | Room 210
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Career Service Hours

M 8:00am - 4:30 pm
T 8:00am - 6:00 pm
W 8:00am - 4:30 pm
TH 8:00am - 6:00 pm
F 8:00am - 4:30 pm