Participating in an internship is essentially experiential education at its finest. Not only is this an opportunity to gain real-life skills in your major or an area of interest, but you can also "test-drive" a possible career path, connect with professionals in the field, and try things that aren't necessarily offered at Wilson. Furthermore, according to a recent recruiting survey done by the National Association of Colleges & Employers, 95% of employers ranked students having internship experience as one of their top hiring decisions....that's kind of a big deal!    

But before you jump right in, here are some important things to know about participation:

  • You must be a full time student (12+ credit hours) & have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Be in good academic, work, community engagement, and conduct standing with the College
  • To receive credit for the internship, you must complete a minimum of 80 hours at the site and it must last for at least 6 weeks
  • Also, it's always a good idea to make sure your plans align with Our Mission & Goals.

**Are you an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT? If so, we must have you apply for a Curricular Practical Training (CPT) before you apply for an internship. To begin this process, please set up a meeting with the GEO office.