Internships give you a taste of life after college. As an intern, you can explore career options, test your strengths (and discover new ones), and gain in-the-field experience to build your resume — all while earning credit.

Internships are all about test-driving career options, so we’ll match you with an employer that interests you and will challenge you.

"Nothing ever becomes real until it is experienced." John Keats

Congratulations on considering an internship as part of your experience at Hartwick College! The following pages will guide you through the academic internship process. If you wish to speak with a Career Services advisor about an internship, please schedule an appointment using WICKworks.

What are the benefits of participating in an academic internship?

  • Gaining hands-on experience and developing skills that will give you an edge on the competition in your future job search.
  • Testing out the world of work to find your areas of strength and interest.
  • The opportunity to explore various career environments.
  • An opportunity to design your own experience-based course in an area that interests you!

These pages will outline the steps you need to set up your academic (credit-bearing) internship and take your first glimpse of the "real world!" In addition there are many events and resources related to internships available to you throughout the academic year. Review the related links for more information. To schedule an appointment with Melissa Marietta, Career Advisor. please call 607-431-4425.