INTERNSHIPS & JOBS
At Hartwick, you have an entire team to help you find an internship that aligns with your passions.
From the first day you enroll, we’ll work beside you in your internship search, networking, resume building, cover letter writing, mock interviews, and portfolio support.
Your internship allows you to gain hands-on experience through an inside-view of an industry, organization, or company. You’ll build skills and make connections to grow your professional network – and maybe even land a position with the company after graduation!
Not sure where to start? Schedule an appointment with a member of our team via Navigate, or come by during drop-in hours.
Summer Session: Students have one week from the start of their Summer Session to drop an internship course without a “W.” Students can withdraw from a course during the 2nd week of their summer session with a grade of “W”. Summer session enrollment is determined by the end date of your internship. The range the end date falls within is listed on the Summer Session webpage.
If you miss a deadline for registering your internship for credit, you may petition to the Committee on Academic Standards through Academic Affairs. Download the CAS Petition Form.
Note About Fees: Be aware of fees. If you complete a summer internship for credit there will be a fee. Visit the Office of Students Accounts to plan accordingly.
Finding an Opportunity
Connect With Your Career Coach
Meet with one of our Career Coaches today to learn how to land an internship. We are part of your Guidance Team. Your Career Coach can guide you through an assessment to help you clarify your career goals and interests. Our offices are on the first floor of Golisano Hall. We’re open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop in and see us.
Alumni Network - TrueBlue Connect
Hartwick alumni provide a great network right at your fingertips! Activate your TrueBlue Connect account to gain access to Hartwick’s alumni network. Consult with alumni mentors who are eager to share advice about their professional experiences and offer suggestions as you plan your career launch.
Start Your Search With Handshake
Hartwick Handshake is an online platform to find jobs and internships from employers seeking Hartwick students.
New to Handshake? No problem, all you need to do is activate your account.
Explore Local Internship Opportunities
Think local. While you attend Hartwick, take advantage of our incredible local partners and their internship opportunities waiting to be filled.
You’ll be surprised to see what organizations and opportunities are waiting for your application! We’ve done the leg work for you, now you just need to apply.
“My internship with the National Development Council (NDC) was a great experience. I learned a lot about the process that goes into granting loans. The process of underwriting for instance had me looking over numbers on tax returns and trying to evaluate whether or not a company and individual is worth giving a loan to.”
Christopher Kenney ’23, Business Administration Major
National Development Council for Economic Development Intern
“My internship with Move Up Global has given me an excellent opportunity to learn how to work with clients and how to explain design choices in order to make them a website they’re happy with. The team at Move Up Global was wonderful to work with and gave me work experience that I will be able to apply to future career opportunities, as well as when making a website for my own business.”
Kylee Hosmer ’26, Art Major
Move Up Global Graphic Design Intern
“This internship has taught me how to make social connections, work and collaborate as a team, and how to make the best decisions based on critical thinking. It has also taught me what kind of environment I would want in future jobs.”
Kayla Cejkovsky ’23, Psychology Major
East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Off Ice Official for the Adirondack Thunder Intern
“The internship took place both online, via Zoom, and in Cooperstown at the county administrative offices. Throughout the semester we completed tasks such as gathering and forecasting GDP data, determining property values, calculating taxable sales, and determining the relationship between taxable sales and tourism. Overall, this internship allowed me to practice the skills that Hartwick has provided me with the past three years and allowed me to showcase them to potential employers all semester.”
Ellie Masterpole ’23, Business Administration Major, Finance Minor
Otsego County Government Intern with County Administrator Steve Wilson
“I think my courses in Developmental Psychology and Risk Factors in Childhood really helped prepare me for this internship. I plan on working with this age group through occupational therapy. By working with a variety of children with a multitude of differences I was able to get a feel for the demographic and better understand what I was getting myself into. I think this helped strengthen my application to graduate school because it was a unique experience that not everyone gets.”
Ashley Neier ’23, Psychology Major
Opportunities for Otsego at Head Start Intern