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An internship provides an excellent opportunity to explore career possibilities, gain experience, develop marketable skills, and establish professional connections. In some cases, an internship can even lead to a great job.

Students of any major can participate in an internship. Some internships offer academic credit or pay, while others don’t. Internships during the academic year typically require eight to 16 hours of time a week, while summer internships are more likely to involve a full-time commitment for as many as 10 to 12 weeks.

The Career Center recommends that Boston College students hold at least two internships during their undergraduate years. You can begin as early as freshman year and continue through your senior year.

Need help?

We can help you throughout the internship process, from writing a resume to submitting an application to choosing the best offer. Questions? Make an appointment to meet with a career coach or visit us during Drop-In Hours.