An opportunity for students to gain experience in a chosen field through college credit or work experience. Applicants should expect to be able to provide minimum qualifications to benefit from internships in many fields. The Internship Manager/Faculty will provide guidance and assistance but final application and acceptance is an agreement between the student and employer.
Step 1: Select the best option for you (credit or non-credit).
For an unpaid, an internship must be taken for credit. An internship can not be assigned credit retroactively.
Step 2: Select a Career Related opportunity.
Students have many options for seeking career related internships and include the following:
Step 3: Prepare a Resume and Cover Letter
As a college student and workplace professional, all applicants must prepare a cover letter and resume.
Contact Career Services at 602-787-7073 or email@example.com to schedule an appointment to review your resume and cover letter.
To ensure the safety of our students at the Internship site, each student must fill out an Assumption of Risk form and submit to Career Services before the start of their Internship. If the internship is unpaid, the employer must also fill out a Certificate of Insurance.
How to Land an Internship
Investigate the opportunities
Time it Right
Explore the company- don't just apply
Research other requirements
N 'joy the benefits
By knowing where to look and how to prepare, you can land a great internship! The opportunities are out there, it is up to you to go out and find them.
Benefits of Internships
Internships provide an opportunity for students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to the workplace. The work experience students gain through an internship will make them more appealing to potential employers after graduation.
*National Association of Colleges and Employers
Here are the typical deadlines for internships -
- April 15 for a Summer Internship
- July 15 for a Fall Internship
- November 15 for a Spring Internship
Please check specific internship applications for the exact internship application due date.
Deadlines to apply for Henkel Internships
Dates of the Henkel internship are flexible and not tied to semester schedules. Please apply for the Henkel internship 4-6 months in advance.
Types of Henkel internships?
Henkel does internships in their commercial, chemical and technology business units. You can find the current Henkel internship vacancies under Jobs.
- Commercial business units: Marketing, Corporate Communications, Sales, Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Accounting, Internal Audit, Law, HR, IT and Controlling
- Chemical business units: Product Development, Application Engineering, Research and Analysis
- Technology business units: Manufacturing, Welding and Materials Technology, Plant Engineering, Energy Management, Measuring and Control Technology, Environmental Protection and Security
Summer Intern Corporate Communications
Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It’s a passion. Have you got what it takes?
Henkel Corporation is currently recruiting a summer intern position in the Corporate Communications department. The summer intern will work full time from late-May to mid-August (dates are negotiable) at the Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. facility located in Scottsdale, AZ.
Henkel is one of America’s leading manufacturers of consumer products, including Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Right Guard® antiperspirants/deodorants, got2b® hair products and Loctite® adhesives. Henkel products have been in the American marketplace for more than 100 years.What we offer
- Gain valuable experience by working on a variety of meaningful and interesting projects and challenging tasks.
- Develop professional business skills by observing and experiencing the general day-to-day workings of a global company.
- Develop an understanding of Henkel’s operating environment and culture.
- Develop relationships and coworkers to provide ongoing career support.
- Plan and achieve personal career and development goals at Henkel.
Who we are looking for
- Enrolled in sophomore year or higher, preferably with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Preferred disciplines include English, Journalism, Communications or related discipline
- Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
- Candidate should be highly motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team
- Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. Refer to the job ID mentioned above and get one step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.
Please contact Career Services at (602) 787-7073 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
PureTech Systems Internship
PureTech Systems, a leading manufacturer of video analytics for surveillance of wide-area critical infrastructure, offers an educational internship program to students attending universities and colleges throughout the state of Arizona who are enrolled in mathematics, computer science or engineering departments. The program is now entering its third consecutive term as schools across the state begin their fall semester.
Since its inception, in August 2010, the program has hosted several interns each semester with a variety of career aspirations. The students have engaged in several challenging learning opportunities including learning how software can be used to distinguish humans from other objects such as small animals. Other interns have been involved in learning how complex systems can be tested and verified.
The internship program, which runs from August to December and again from January to May, focuses on providing students with a real-world setting to help prepare them for their transition into the workforce. Students experience firsthand a high-tech environment as they work along side professional engineers and scientists. This environment challenges them to grow as they learn to build a strong work ethic, collaborate with their coworkers and adapt their problem solving skills.
“PureTech Systems is very excited about our ability to offer this type of internship program. We have been truly impressed with the level of talent from those students who have participated. The students bring in a fresh perspective and a strong desire to learn while we get to return the favor by offering them the opportunity to understand how to apply their course of study to real world situations” comments Eric Olson.
PureTech Systems Inc. is a small company in Phoenix located 8 miles north-west of PVCC main campus. Pure Tech systems Inc. is a leading provider of automated surveillance systems. PureTech system is an Arizona based corporation. It is essentially a software company, although it has hardware product as well. Its focus is video analytics, primarily for surveillance of critical infrastructure such as seaport and airports. Its software is developed in C# and managed C+ + under windows.Net and also in C/C+ + for its TI DSP embedded processor.
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Video analytics is concerned with image processing, pattern recognition and computer vision.
· Any software development in this arena requires understanding of the underlying problem. It is best that the students initially acquaint themselves with the problem through testing of our products ; first to establish its overall performance and then move to testing of its constituent
· Testing entails observing video clips at a computer terminal to gather and document statistical data.
· Once, the student acquires a reasonable understanding of the inner working of the system then based on their performance and educational background they can get involved with programming or devising algorithms or both.
· Computer Related Majors: Prior education in programming languages is required, C3 preferred or
· Mathematically Inclined students with some prior calculus or linear algebra are also encouraged to apply
· In order to participate in internship student must enroll in Cooperative Education
To inquire about the internship program and learn more about PureTech Systems.
Please contact Career Services at (602) 787-7073 or email@example.com for additional information.
City of Phoenix Internships
City of Phoenix has a variety of internships -
Disney Internships offer valuable, on-the-job experience in our parks and resorts, and expand your knowledge in a classroom with international diverse students from all over the country and potentially the world.
In order to submit an application for the Disney College Program, applicants must meet the following requirements.
1. Be Enrolled as a Full-Time or Part-Time Student and Taking Classes
Students must be currently enrolled and taking classes in an accredited college or university in the United States and have completed at least one semester.
- Students who have not yet graduated from high school but have dual enrollment with a college are not eligible to apply.
- Those who have taken college courses, but are currently taking "time off" from school are not eligible to apply.
- College freshmen may apply during their first semester of school to participate during their second semester. The Disney College Program cannot serve as your first semester of school.
- College seniors may apply for the program and participate immediately after graduation, but must be enrolled in school at the time of their interview. Seniors graduating in April are eligible to apply for either the Fall Advantage or Fall programs.
- Graduate students may apply. However, it is important to note that this program and its educational components, are designed for undergraduates.
2. Meet Any School Requirements for Participation
Students also must meet any additional criteria their school requires for participation in our program. This may include G.P.A., grade level, and number of credit hours earned. Schools will be contacted to verify eligibility.
3. Be at Least 18 Years of Age by the Time the Program Begins
All participants must be at least 18 years of age by their arrival date.
4. Possess Unrestricted Work Authorization
Participation in this program also requires unrestricted work authorization.
For more information, visit the Disney Internship web page. Recruiting occurs during the first two months of the semester.
Arizona Legislative Internship
The Arizona Legislature meets for approximately one hundred days beginning the second Monday in January. The Legislature considers bills on many issues, such as health care, education, transportation, the environment and social services.
Purpose of Internship: To assist the legislators and their support staff at the Senate and House of Representatives during the regular session of the Arizona State Legislature from January through May. Interns may also be selected to work in the Governor's Office or with the Supreme Court.
Eligibility: Candidates for a Bachelor's or Master's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of application at one of Arizona's universities are eligible. Candidates for a Bachelor's degree must have at least 75 hours at the end of the fall semester prior to the next legislative session (For ASU students only, at least 24 hours must have been completed at ASU).
Description of Position: Duties include conducting research, writing summaries of bills, attending committee hearings, presenting bills in committees and caucus, preparing amendments and communicating with legislators, liaisons of state agencies, lobbyists, constituents and members of the general public. Interns are supervised by a legislative staff person. Specific duties vary, depending on intern assignments.
Qualifications: The position requires communication and writing skills, the ability to work in a team setting, and self-starting independence. Most importantly, this internship demands a strong desire to learn the legislative process through hands-on experience. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.
Apply online for an internship with the Arizona Legislature!
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Interns
The Executive Director and Office Manager ensure that each intern learns from a variety of experiences and exposure during their time and tenure at the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. A formal training program ensures that interns hit the ground running upon arrival, and they are given limitless opportunity to contribute, show initiative, and demonstrate responsibility.
The internship with the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is designed to be the ideal launch pad for a career in nonprofit management or nonprofit administration, as well as marketing and office management.
Intern duties include, but are not limited to:
- Planning, preparing and participating in the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s weekly meetings, golf tournament, and other programs
- Membership relations-phones, emails, etc. Membership relations-phones, emails, etc. Provides information by answering questions and requests
- Maintaining North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s website and the membership database on a daily basis
- Contributing to the content, design, production and distribution of the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s e-newsletter and the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s social media accounts
- Assisting with design and production of event, meeting, and promotional materials
- General office duties, such as answering phones, filing, folding documents, updating internal documents and reports, data entry, cleaning the office, operating copier, scanner, and fax machine, etc., as assigned
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results and other tasks as needed
The Executive Director will work with the Intern to make sure that he or she feels that they are a valuable part of the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce team as we host a great number of meetings and events, actively support international, national, and local communities, and have some fun along the way. The Executive Director also believes strongly in leveraging the Office Assistant’s time with the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
The North Phoenix Chamber is celebrating 49 years of service to businesses throughout the North Phoenix Valley. We unite the people of commerce, business, education, and the professions to work together for the development of the Greater North Phoenix Area. The Chamber believes that by fostering business growth and prosperity, the quality of life for the whole area is improved.
The mission of the Chamber is to unite the people of commerce, industry, education and the professions to work together for the development of the greater North Phoenix area. The Chamber believes that by fostering business growth and prosperity, the quality of life of the entire area is improved.
We rely heavily upon our Interns and seek the highest quality candidates for the position. In return, Interns are given tremendous opportunity to learn about the local community, support various charitable causes, as well as acquire and refine practical office, event management, networking, and professional interaction skills.
We accept internship applications throughout the year. Schedules, days, and hours are flexible.
- Strong organizational and problem solving skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Strong reporting, research, and writing skills
- Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication skills
- Attention to detail is critical
- Solid computer skills
- Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred
- Web savvy and ability to learn new technology
- Ability to work independently
- Professional attitude a must
Interested candidates should send resumes to Patrick McLaughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org
American Express - Programming Intern
American Express is hiring programming interns from PVCC! Start an incredible career at a reputable company. This opportunity is too good to pass up.
Are you a technology major with a passion for programming?
We are looking for interns from PVCC who are interested in kick-starting their careers. Today you’re a student—tomorrow you can be a professional developer. Don’t think you have the skills? As long as you have basics of programming, the passion to learn, and a hunger for success, we’ll fill in the gaps.
For more information, contact Professor Jon Storslee at email@example.com
Phoenix Art Museum Internship
Phoenix Art Museum is offering 10 unique Summer Internship opportunities! Here are some details about the summer session:
· Dates: Fall and Summer· Application, requirements, general info: http://www.phxart.org/education/interns
· Hours required: 160 minimum
· All internships are unpaid and voluntary
· In addition to valuable work experience in a professional setting, all interns receive a membership to Phoenix Art Museum and weekly professional development sessions with Museum staff and access
· Schedules are flexible, and all majors are encouraged to apply; art backgrounds are not essential for all positions
To get more information and to apply for internship, go to http://www.phxart.org/education/interns
Musical Instrument Museum Internships
Internships at MIM are designed to:
- Provide current college students with opportunities to work on specific projects under supervision of MIM staff.
- Introduce interns to museum careers and the various departments, programs, and operations of a nonprofit organization.
Interested candidates should complete the following requirements and submit all the materials together in one upload (system will only allow you to upload one file, which should contain all of the documents listed) by clicking the link below:
- Cover letter explaining your interest in a MIM internship
- Current résumé
- Unofficial copy of graduate and/or undergraduate transcripts. International students should provide a copy of their student visa.
Additional documents can be mailed to:
Musical Instrument Museum
4725 East Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85050
An acknowledgement e-mail will be sent upon completion of online application. Interviews for candidates selected as finalists will be scheduled at MIM.
For more information, visit the Musical Instrument Museum Internship web page.
Career Services has additional information about internships. Examples of internships include -
Anthropology - Internship- Visual Display
AquaSafe - Internship- Swim Instructor
Arizona Commerce Authority - Research Internship
Banner Health - Internship- Academic
Banner Health - Internship- Undergrad IT
City of Phoenix - Internship-All Majors
Deutsche Bank (Summer 2016) - Internship-Finance
DriveTime - Internship-Business Analyst
Foothills Caring Corps - Internship-Healthcare
Free Arts Arizona - Multiple Internships
General Dynamics - Internship - Visual Design
GRVTY - Internship - Jr. Software Engineer
Maricopa County Attorney's Office - Victim Advocate Assistant
Phoenix Children's Museum - Internship-All Majors
Phoenix Zoo - Internship-Living Collections
PureTech - Internship-All Majors
PVCC Office of Financial Assistance - America Reads
RevAZ - Research Internship
Sandhill's Publishing Company - Internship-Sales
Sandhill's Publishing Company - Internship-Marketing
Sandhill's Publishing Company - Internship-Database
Sandhill's Publishing Company - Internship-Software Development
Sandhill's Publishing Company - Internship-Systems Network
Sportball - Administrative Office Professional
Sportball - Wellness
Sportball - Early Childhood
SRP - Internship-Clerical and Data Entry
SRP - Internship-Land Acquisitions
U-Haul (Summer 2016) - Internship-Software Development
Uline - Internship - Sales
Unexpected Art Gallery - Internship-Social Media
US Foods - Internship - IT Business Analyst
Vanguard - Internship- CIS/Business Majors
For more information, please contact Career Services at 602-787-7073 or firstname.lastname@example.org .