What Are Internships?

“An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skill development in a professional setting.” (Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), Professional Standards, 6th edition) Read More …

Academic Internship Process & Requirements

Academic Internship Process Some academic programs work with their students directly on internships. Speak with your Advisor about any internship requirements and the specific internship process for your academic program. If needed, connect with the Director of Internships and Experiential Read More …

Employers

We welcome the opportunity to work with employers on behalf of our students. By hosting Methodist University interns, you will enhance the lives of students and have a direct impact on them as professionals. Employers can post internship opportunities with Read More …

Frequently Asked Questions about Internships

Who can do an internship? Unless your academic program states otherwise (i.e., PGM, PTM, etc.), Methodist University does not recommend that students apply for internships until they are beginning the fall semester of their sophomore year. Why should I have Read More …

Searching for Internship Opportunities

Before applying to internships, it is recommended that you meet with someone in the University’s Career Services Office to review your resume and cover letter and help you prepare for interviews. You can find internship opportunities in a variety of Read More …

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal employers with students and recent graduates with disabilities for the opportunity for summer internships and full-time positions. Military veterans with a disability level of 30% or Read More …

International Students & CPT

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a form of work authorization that allows F-1 students to engage in an off-campus academic internship or employment that is a required or an integral part of their academic curriculum, as stated in the University Read More …

Internships & Experiential Learning

Davis Memorial Library facing the Quad

Purpose Methodist University is committed to providing quality internships for students. The MU Internships & Experiential Learning Office provides information and guidance to undergraduate students to enable them to apply for and secure internships in order to gain valuable work experience Read More …