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Internships

Student Internships

In today’s job market, employers expect applicants to have real-world experience. For students, internships are a way to test-drive a career or employer. Plus, an internship may turn into employment.

Benefits for Students

Benefits for Students

  • Gain practical work experience, confidence and employability skills.
  • Become more marketable and familiar with the world of work.
  • Earn course credit - some degree programs integrate an internship as a requirement for graduation. Contact your program lead instructor for more information.
  • Network with experienced professionals in the industry.
  • Opportunity to collaborate, gain professional references and obtain potential job leads.

Student Responsibilities

  • Respect the organization’s reporting structure and follow the policies and procedures of the employer.
  • Complete required paperwork including evaluation forms and journals. Requirements may vary by programs.
  • Represent NWTC by acting in an ethical manner when on and off-campus.
  • Collaborate with your lead instructor and employer to develop a plan.
Student Responsibilities
Internship Checklist

Internship Checklist

  1. Complete the Career Preparation (10-105-103) course (prerequisite for the Career Experience class).
  2. Receive a copy of the internship syllabus from your program’s Career Experience instructor.
  3. Create/review resume and cover letter.
  4. Register on Wisconsin TechConnect to begin searching for open internship positions.
  5. Participate in mock interviews with Career Services to prepare for your interviews.
  6. Once you receive an offer, approve your internship site and create a plan with your Career Experience instructor.

Ready to get started?

Contact Brad Zima, Internship Coordinator at 920-498-6248 or email brad.zima@nwtc.edu.

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