Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Skip To Main Content


Two students working on a computer together.
Students working at an office for an internship.
A graphic that says %22internship%22 on a chalk board

Internships don't happen by accident; you have to take the necessary steps to secure one! Career Services will help you in the process leading up to the internship. Please reach out if we can assist.

What is an Internship?

An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.

Work-Study vs. On-Campus Internships

A bar chart comparing a work-study job vs. an internship.

Types of Internships

A pie chart comparing internships for credit and or pay.

first Steps

Follow these steps first to be prepared to seek an internship:

Required steps to secure an Internship

Securing an internship is similar to being hired for a job. Before scheduling a meeting with Career Services, follow these steps:

First page of the PDF file: StepstoSecureanInternshipInfographic1

already have an internship?

Good for you! Even though you may have secured your internship on your own, Career Services is still here to support you during the experience. Please let us know if we can assist you during this important part of your career. In order to keep track of Wingate University partners and intern-friendly companies, please complete the form below.

Record An Internship - Not for credit



Career Services