Student Internship Information

Many students pursue internships to gain valuable work experience. Career Services is available to help with this process.

Securing an Internship

Students who need assistance with the internship search process are encouraged to register for and attend an Internship Search and Success Seminar. These sessions are designed to provide students with the tools necessary to find and secure an internship. A variety of workshop days and times are offered.

Students who cannot attend an Internship Search Workshop should contact Career Services at (630) 942-2230 to make an appointment.

Academic Internships (Internships for credit)

Many College of DuPage students pursue academic internships, or internships that allow the student to earn College of DuPage credit. Some College of DuPage programs even require that students successfully complete an internship as part of the program requirements.

Students who are interested in pursuing academic credit should take note of the following requirements and academic approval process. Any student enrolled in a program requiring an internship should consult their academic department first, before starting the approval process. Not all required internships follow the process outlined below.

Students who have secured an internship and would like to pursue academic credit should:

Additional Resources


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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