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Internship Week 2018

Test Drive Your Career

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Learn the benefits of internships and explore summer internship opportunities

Internships exist in a variety of forms: some are paid, some are not; some give college credit and some do not. The difference between an internship and other forms of employment is that all internships – no matter what kind – provide career-beginners with a temporary, "test-it-out" career-related experience.

Internship Week is designed to help you kick off your summer internship search! Learn more about the benefits of completing an internship, hear from professionals on how to make a lasting impression as an intern and connect with employers who are actively looking to fill their summer opportunities.

Register for one or all events through Hire a Red Hawk!


Monday, February 26

Internships in Washington D.C.

  • Session 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Session 2: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Student Center, Room 411

The Washington Center (TWC) will be on campus to discuss available internship opportunities in Washington D.C. with the government, non-profits, law firms, cultural and arts institutions, and embassies.

Alumni Internship Panel

  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Student Center, Room 417

Learn from Montclair State University graduates about their internship experience and how it helped them prepare for opportunities after graduation. Panelists will answer questions and offer advice to current students interested in internships.


Tuesday, February 27

Student Intern Panel

  • Noon – 1:00 p.m. 
  • Student Center Ballrooms

Learn from fellow Montclair State students about their internship experience, including their search process, interview tips, and the benefits to completing an internship during their academic career.

Internships and Co-ops 101

  • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
  • Student Center, Room 417

Hear from Annie Mercuro, Coordinator for Cooperative Education and Internships, on finding an internships and the steps to earn academic credit for the experience!


Wednesday, February 28

Non-Profit Career Panel

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
  • Student Center, Room 419

Join us for this panel event to hear about the possibilities that exist within the social sector. Learn how your education and field of study is relevant to nonprofits and why you should consider them as a part of your internship and job search.

Government, Non-Profit & Law Career and Internship Fair

  • 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. 
  • Student Center Ballrooms

You will have the opportunity to network with employers from law firms, and government and non-profit organizations who are seeking to fill their open full-time and internship positions.

Internships with Disney!

  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 
  • Student Center, Room 419

Curious about doing an internship at Disney? Attend this information session to learn about the Disney College program.


Thursday, March 1

UPS Internship Information Session

  • 2:00  – 3:00 p.m. 
  • Student Center Ballroom C

UPS will be discussing the importance and benefits of doing an internship. Learn more about the UPS internship/co-op program and what internship opportunities are available at UPS.


For more information and/or questions, contact Annie Mercuro.