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Why Intern?

Top Ten Reasons Students Gave for Working in an Internship

1.   To obtain valuable work experience
2.   To see if I’m in the right major
3.   To earn money to pay for my college education
4.   To help me choose a career
5.   To earn academic credit
6.   To establish contacts for future employment opportunities
7.   For personal growth: confidence and to interact professionally
8.   To apply skills and knowledge I’ve learned in school
9.   To enhance & add to my classroom education 
10. To find out what it is really like to have a real full-time job

If you’re interested in meaningful work experience in your major, maybe it’s time to check out the WT Internship Program. 

Attending a "How To Find An Internship" workshop (offered every Thursday at 11:30am in the Career Services Office--Student Success Center, CC 113), is the best way to get started. 

You can also learn more about the program through the links below.  Contact our office with questions.

WTAMU Experiential Education Program
Student Success Center, CC 113
(806) 651-2345 
ssellars@wtamu.edu


We look forward to helping you in your search for an internship!


The Latest Internship Postings

Click here to see the latest internships posted.  

 


Intern Highlights

 Picture of accounting intern at workBrandi Ellison
Accounting major & intern with Bruckner Truck Sales in Amarillo

Brandi learned how accounting works in the real-world at Bruckner's.  She got the opportunity to work in a variety of areas including A/P, A/R bank recon., HR and office management.  She put her aacounting classes to work developing skills she can apply to any career she chooses to pursue after  graduation.

 

 

 


Interested in Internship Text Alerts?

Text "wtcareer" to 292929 for text announcements regarding internships. You will then have the option to text your college keyword to receive alerts for your major.

COLLEGE KEYWORDS

WTBiz - internships for business majors
WTEdu - internships for education majors
WTFA - internships for fine arts and communication majors
WTASE - internships for Ag., science and engineering majors
WTHealth - internships for nursing and SES majors

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Basic Information

Finding An Internship (FAQs)
Internship Involvement Checklist
Workshop Schedule
Online Internship Orientation
Internship Search Links

Internship Listings/Job Search Strategies

Current Internships
BuffJobs
Online Job Search Workshops
Internships from Accounting to Zoology (great tips for finding an internship)
To Do List-  Checklist of things to do in an effective job search

During Your Placement

Forms & Resources
Making the Most of Your Internship
3 Things To Do To Maximize Your Internship


Placement Information/Statistics

Executive Summary- Spring 2014

Past Executive Summaries
Historical Placement Information through Spring 2014 (Bar Graph)

 

 

Buff-Jobs Students Part-Time Jobs