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According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), “an internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships 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.” These experiences can be paid, unpaid, full-time, and part-time. Please review this section to learn more about these experiences as some are also promoted exclusively for Washington College students.
These internships are unique opportunities designated for Washington College students. We partner with alumni, employers, etc., including our own “signature centers” like the Starr Center to cultivate rich experiences that extend classroom learning. These internships are offered in the summer, typically occur for 10 weeks (400 hours) from mid-June to mid-August and are supported by funding. Examples of past Signature Internship experiences include: The Smithsonian, National Archives, Corbin Advisors, Stroud Water Research Center, and NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Please be aware that funding through multiple sources is available to help support student’s engagement in opportunities offered by our Signature Internship partners. Details about the funding application process is outlined on LINK.