Internships and Externships

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Quick Career and Post-Graduate Development Facts


of students feel they are better prepared to enter the world of work after their internship


An internship is a structured and supervised professional experience for which a student has intentional learning goals, reflects actively on what he or she is learning, and receives academic credit.

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An externship is a three to five day job-shadowing experience designed to help students gain insights into the realities of the workplace. During an externship students are given the opportunity to “shadow” an Extern Sponsor, typically an alumnus, parent or friend of Ursinus College, throughout a traditional workday.

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