Internships

Why do an Internship?

How is an Internship Different from a Co-op?

  • An internship is not the same thing as a co-op
  • While some internships are paid, many are not
  • Internships tend to be flexible with a student’s schedule
  • Internships can be part‐time or full‐time (8‐40 hours per week)
  • Internships generally last from 6 weeks to 4 months, and may take place during the summer or academic semester

Workshops and Webinars

Click below to check upcoming Internship Search Workshops

Websites for Internships

Best Time to Look?

The more competitive the internship is, the earlier you should begin looking. Start in October for big company internships, in January for others. Keep looking because they are posted daily.

View the Department of Employer Engagement and Career Design calendar for internship workshops.

Need help?

Make an appointment with a counselor under the Career Services tab on your my.northeastern.edu page

Security Tips as You Begin Your Job Search

The great majority of employers are honest, but for those employers who are not, be aware of these security tips:

  • Never pay a recruiter or an employer for a job
  • Never supply bank account, social security number or credit card information
  • If the job sounds too good to be true, it probably is (examples, “no experience necessary” “ earn money fast”)
  • When you are in doubt, ask a career counselor in the Department of Employer Engagement and Career Design or Google the company name with the word “scam.”