Internships

An internship is one type of experiential learning. It allows you to have hands-on experience in an area you are looking to explore. Internships are just one step on the path to your dream career. Get started on that pathway by meeting with one of our Internship Team Members or by exploring the resources here.

Internship Team appointments cover the whole spectrum of internship searching from getting started, to resume reviews, to searching, to interview prep. Schedule an appointment here.

The Internship Prep Program is a program specifically designed to assist undergraduate students with navigating the entire process for securing experiential learning opportunities. Find out more information about internships for credit here.

Student Spotlight: “Do Everything in Your Power”

When Ryan Costenbader first toured Pitt’s campus, he was intrigued by the Career Center’s internship guarantee program. Wanting to secure his guaranteed internship as soon as possible, the information science major attended his first career fair as a freshman, but …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Go Where You’re the Right Fit”

Upon graduating in fall of 2021, Matt Biederman had it all. The mechanical engineering major had done a slew of internships and had secured multiple full-time job offers. The only issue – he couldn’t decide which offer to accept. To solve …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Exploration, But to the Extreme” 

For Stephanie Manasterski, Earth is just a starting point. Manasterski, a senior studying mechanical engineering and physics, is aiming for the stars – literally.

As a sophomore, Manasterski already knew that working as an aerospace engineer for SpaceX was her dream …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “You Constantly Iterate” 

When current-senior Max Phillips first transferred to Pitt in the fall of 2020, he had an identity crisis. Phillips had spent a year and a half attending the University of Scranton and studying computer science before taking a two-and-a-half-year break …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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10 Tips Every Freshman Should Follow to Land an Internship

Now that you’ve been accepted to a college, what’s next? As a college freshman you may get overwhelmed with the new environment, freedom, hot parties, and loads of work. With all of that going on don’t forget that freshmen year …

By Lauren Berger
Lauren Berger Intern Queen
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