For Graduate Students, the Internship Program provides an opportunity to gain professional work experience related to a particular field of study An internship is meant to be educational in nature. Internships can be paid or unpaid, and in many cases can be completed for academic credit to be used toward a degree requirement. Completing an internship to add to a resume is a strong way to improve options for full-time employment after graduation.
The UT Dallas Career Center Internship Program provides students with the information and tools necessary to successfully navigate the internship process, from orientation to the program itself to evaluation at the end of the semester. Internship Coordinators provide information about eligibility, preparation, academic credit options, and assistance with the internship search. Students can also get information about the possibility of completing an internship at their current place of full-time employment.
To register for the internship program:
Please note: Students enrolled in ECS, your internships are handled by the Industrial Practice Program Office (IPP) in ECSS 2.502.
The Career Center recommends that a student begin searching for an internship one semester or more in advance of the desired starting semester. The Career Center also recommends that the student take advantage of other services, including resume critiques and mock interviews to be most successful in the internship search. For information on Internship or CPT Information Sessions and the program, contact the Career Center in SSB 3.300. (Phone: 972-883-2943, Web: www.utdallas.edu/career, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).