Internships are all about getting relevant work experience, networking with people, putting theory into practice, and gaining an understanding of what employers look for in terms of soft and hard skills.
Increases marketability after graduation from experiences gained on the job.
Enables students to make informed career decisions while “testing” an employment opportunity in their field of study.
Refines interpersonal and teamwork skills by meeting, working and socializing with diverse groups of people.
Earn academic credit and strengthens resume with acquired skills.
Teaches valuable job search skills such as resume writing, employer search, and interviewing techniques.
Establishes professional contacts with employers.
Develops confidence and self-esteem through “hands-on” training.
The criteria that must be fulfilled before acquiring a internship are as follows:
- Must be a currently enrolled student at Muskegon Community College.
- Have a GPA of at least a 2.5.
- Successfully completed a minimum of 6 credit hours in major field of study or completed the degree career program requirements as mandated by department standards.
- And, successfully completed a total of 30 hours of credit toward your degree.
Possible Internship opportunities – Internship Opportunities