Student Support

Internship Program for Students


Internship Program Basics

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Internships and the Benefits

  • See what is considered an internship
  • Explore the benefits of participating in an internship
  • Learn whether an employer qualifies
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SMC Internship Program Overview

  • Find out if you are eligible to participate
  • Learn when internship credit is offered
  • Explore CPT (For F-1 international students only)
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Internship Program Enrollment

  • View how many hours you need to complete to receive internship credit
  • Learn how to add and enroll in our Internship Program


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Internship Orientation Schedule and Deadlines

  • View the Internship Orientation Schedule and enrollment deadline
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Student Internship Application and Forms

  • Download any of the internship program documents, letters, and forms
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Contact the Internship Program

  • Reach out to us if you have any questions about the Internship Program

Finding an Internship

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Preparing Yourself for the Internship Process

  • Begin your search process following these steps
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Networking Your Way to an Internship

  • View strategies to make the experience go smoother
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Avoiding Employer Scams

  • Follow these tips to avoid fraudulent employer postings
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Composing Your Resume and Other Documents

  • Prepare these necessary documents beforehand
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Getting Ready for Your Interview 

  • Review these questions and tips before you interview
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Responding to Internship Offers 

  • Learn how to respond to an offer like a professional

Getting the Most Out of Your Internship

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Taking Ownership of Your Work Experience

  • Make a positive impression on your supervisor, by taking ownership of your work experience
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Knowing Workplace Etiquette

  • Present yourself as a professional, by knowing these workplace etiquette rules
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Following up on Your Work Experience

  • Take advantage of these opportunities, by following up on your work experience