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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

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


Intern Highlights

2016 Intern of the Year and Nominees

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 accounting classes to work developing skills she can apply to any career she chooses to pursue after­ graduation.



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