An internship provides you with the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real world work situations in a professional environment. You need to be able to show an employer that you have experience in your area of study, even for entry level positions. This is why internships are so important. It is an opportunity for you to develop your skillset, build knowledge, and help you show employers that you are prepared for the workforce.
Where Can You Intern with Your Major?
Not sure where to you can intern with your major or where to search? Check out our list of companies and search by major to find options to help get you started.
Micro-Internships by Parker Dewey
Micro-internships are paid short-term projects posted by employers across a wide range of industries. Often, these projects require 20-40 hours of total work across 2-4 weeks and can be completed remotely. They are posted on a rolling basis and can be applied to year-round.
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Work + Learn Indiana
Work and Learn Indiana is a free internship-matching program linking employers, students, high schools, colleges, and universities. It is a dynamic and searchable database coupled with personal assistance—including a toll-free hotline to answer questions and provide internship guidance and resource materials.
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Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
Are you seeking a job or internship in Northeast Indiana? Use this website to search opportunities in the region and learn more about the companies and industries that are seeking someone like you.
Additional internship resources
Academic Internship Registration
Planning to complete an internship for academic credit? Please fill out the Internship Registration Form and return to the Career Center for processing.
Definitions and Terminology – Reference this form for terminology used in the Academic Internship Registration form.
Internship Checklist – Use this checklist to help you complete the process.
Academic Learning Objectives
Learning objectives are a written plan for what you hope to learn during the internship experience. They form an agreement between you, your site supervisor, and your faculty mentor to help direct the learning process during the internship. Use this resource to help you develop your learning objectives.
Memorandum of Understanding
An MOU or Memorandum of Understanding is required by some companies/organizations to be able to host students at their site. The MOU process must be completed prior to the student starting work at the company/organization.
Course numbers for academic internships:
College of Business
Dr. Angie Fincannon – Interim Dean
|Entrepreneurial Studies B.S.||BA4950|
|Human Resources B.S.||BA4950|
|Sports Management B.S||SM4950|
Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Dr. Ying Shang – Dean
|Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering B.S.||EGR4950|
|Mechanical Engineering B.S.||EGR4950|
|Computer Science B.A.||CS4950|
|Computer Science B.A.||CS4950|
|Cyber Security B.S.||CYS4950|
|Information Systems B.S.||IS4950|
|Network Engineering B.S.||IS4950|
|Software Engineering B.S. Gaming Concentration||SE4950|
|Software Engineering B.S. Systems||SE4950|
|Software Enginnering B.S.||SE4950|
|Web Development B.S.||IS4950 or approved elective|
College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Anne Gull – Dean
|Child Development B.S.||PSY4954/4953|
|Communication-Journalism and Broadcasting, B.A.||COMM4750|
|Communication – Sports Media B.A.||COMM4750|
|Criminal Justice B.S.||CJ4950|
|Digital Graphics and Design B.A.||IS4950|
|Exercise Science B.S.||ES4950|
|Fitness and Recreation||ES4951|
|Recreation Therapy B.S.||RT4950|
IIT 2000 is designed for students preparing for an academic credit or non-academic credit internship experience. This is an asyncronystic course, offered fall and spring semesters, which allows students to take the course without schedule conflicts. The course offers 5 weeks of focused content on topics surrounding career and internship exploration, searching for internships, applications, resumes, cover letters, interview success and professionalism in the workplace. Students will be able to engage in conversations with employers and Indiana Tech alumni who discuss various aspects of career and professional development.
IIT 2000 is a pre-requisite for all students pursuing an internship for academic credit and is strongly encouraged for all students seeking non-academic credit internships.