Internships provide an excellent opportunity for you to gain experience in your field, to determine if you have an interest in a particular career, and to create a network of contacts.
After satisfactory completion of an academic program, the successful graduate will:
For some students, the internship experience could lead to a job offer. For other students, completing an internship in a particular area of their field helps them realize that is NOT the type of position they want to pursue. Either outcome, or the many outcomes in between, can still be a successful and helpful experience.
The most important goal/objective of the Internship at Central Penn is for students to learn more about their chosen field and possible career paths.