Looking for an opportunity to explore a particular career area?
Unsure of what to do with your major?
Interested in building your résumé and learning new skills?
Want to earn credit?
Then an internship may be just the thing for you!
Internships can help you reach your personal and career goals and much more. By doing an internship as an undergraduate, you learn valuable work skills, boost your confidence, identify strengths and weaknesses, and can apply your coursework to the world of work. You might even get a job offer!
America Reads - Recruits and trains students interested in working as literacy tutors in kindergarten through sixth grade at the Brockport Central School District. Open to all majors and is the only internship program available to freshmen. Download an application for the America Reads (PDF).
Brockport Career Exploration Course – Open to students who have completed a minimum of 35 credits or more. Students work a minimum of 40 hours per credit hour in career related areas. Open to all academic majors and is the only college-wide internship program. Download an application for the General Internship Application (PDF).
Public Service Internship Program – Offers internships with local, county, state, and federal governmental agencies. Paid and unpaid internships are available. Open to all academic majors and offers three to 15 credits. Download an application for the General Internship Application (PDF).
Public Service Internship Program (Options in Albany, New York) – A limited number of paid opportunities are available in Albany, New York working for NYS agencies. Many unpaid internships are also available. To be considered for the options in Albany, please complete the application Albany Internship Application (PDF)
The Disney College Program – Open to all majors and offers the opportunity to intern full-time at Walt Disney World ® near Orlando, FL or Disneyland ® Resort in Anaheim, CA. Students work full-time in paid positions, while earning credits through The College at Brockport. Also open to graduating seniors. Download an application for the Walt Disney World College Program (PDF). Also view the budget sheet (PDF) for the Disney World College program.
To help you decide which program is best for you, download the internship brochure and internship grid.
Program Brochure (PDF)
Internship Grid (PDF)
International Internships - Spend a semester abroad living, working, and learning in countries such as England, China, Australia, and others.
Assembly Intern Program – Spend the spring semester working with the NYS Assembly in Albany. Offers generous stipends and full-time credit is arranged through The College at Brockport.
Senate Intern Program - Spend the spring semester working with the NYS Senate in Albany. Offers generous stipends and full-time credit is arranged through The College at Brockport.
Washington Program - Spend fall or spring semester in Washington, D.C. studying and working. Earn up to 16 academic credits through The College at Brockport Washington Program.
The process of finding an internship is really no different than finding a job. You must start well in advance (usually the semester prior to interning), develop a résumé, and go on interviews to find that ideal internship.
At Career Services we have a number of different resources to help you find an internship offered during the Fall and Spring semesters:
To speak with someone about internships, contact Rob Dicarlo.
Check out these Top 10 sources for finding an internship (PDF).