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The Citadel Career Center assists students with job and internship searches. Please visit drop-in hours 1:00-4:00pm Mon-Thurs. Appointments are scheduled by individual staff members. 

Internships offer hands-on practical experience and give students the opportunity to gain "valuable, applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.” - National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

At The Citadel, internships for academic credit are typically for rising juniors and seniors and will require SOME of the following guidelines: 

(Checklist for eligibility)

  • Student has a 2.5 or above required minimum GPA and has spoken with academic department regarding eligibility 
  • Student is able to commit a minimum of 10 hours weekly (during academic semester) on at least 2 or 3 days in the afternoon after 1:00 pm
  • The number of site contact hours required for internship is typically 90 hours (or hours agreed upon by your academic advisor) over a 16 week semester or 10 week summer session. Most internship courses are three academic credit hours
  • Internships cannot interfere with 11:00 Leadership Training on Tues/Thurs or Friday parade
  • Student is prepared and/or is at a moment during their academic studies where the academic department encourages students to do an internship
  • Academic department has designated faculty/staff person to assist in identifying internship site with the student
  • Student has spoken with academic advisor and has registered for or completed the department packet or online forms 

Search Sites to get started:

The following items are located in the Internship Information Packet

  1. Information Form
  2. Agreement Form 
  3. Student Internship Description and Learning Objectives
  4. Internship Guidelines for Students
  5. Waiver of Liability and Indemnity

Other forms and resources:

  1. Pre-Internship Self Rated Assessment (complete before you begin your internship)
  2. Post-Internship Self Rated Assessment (complete after you finish your internship)
  3. Suggested Reading: How to Talk To Anyone: 92 Tricks For Big Success In Relationships
  4. Suggested Reading: Making The Most Of Your Internship

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