Yes! The internship provides related experience in your field and will definitely attract the employer’s attention when resumes are reviewed. Employers have rated related experience as one of the highest factors that contributes to their decision to hire candidates for full-time career positions. This experience will likely drive your interviewing conversation with your future employer.
Registration Deadlines: Prerequisites must be met and permission of the the Global Education Office instructor is required. The deadline is stated in the Schedule of Classes . Deadline is at the end of initial registration period. Some majors have an earlier deadline to allow time for students to meet with the discipline advisor and to file an Intent to Intern. Be sure you are within the deadline for your internship discipline.
For all other majors in departments not listed above, please see the internship instructor for that specific academic department.
“Definitely sign up for an internship course. I liked being assigned a task and working independently while gathering data in the field. The courses at PSU allowed me to use my technology, environmental planning, and mapping skills. I learned the art of working in the community while accomplishing data gathering for over 120 culverts in the Newfound Lakes Region (NH).”