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Internship Guide

Information for all stages of the Internship process: before, during, and after

Finding an Internship

The Career Resource Center shares internship opportunities on the recruiting platform Handshake.    Students are encouraged to created a free student account and begin searching there first.  The site is available at  

The Career Resource Center hosts several events on and off campus throughout the year that provide opportunities for students to meet with employers in their field of study. Students are encouraged to attend career-related events on campus as often as they can.

Students can also check general/national websites, including and Glassdoor.  Although these sites might have thousands of listings, many of those listings will be scattered across the country, so be sure to take note of where the internship is being offered before applying.

If the idea of an out-of-town internship appeals to you, there are opportunities for internships in Washington, D.C. through the Washington Internship Institute.  Doing an internship through this program requires more advanced planning than some other internships.  Please see the Washington Internship Institute page of this guide for details.

Past Internship Sites

Students from Central Penn have had internships in the past at the following companies and organizations:

Major Company/Organization
Accounting Boyer & Ritter
Hersha Hospitality Management
H&R Block 
Accounting Services of York 
Business Administration Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
  Harrisburg Heat

The Kidney Foundation

Service Access Management
  New Cumberland Federal Credit Union
Criminal Justice County Criminal Investigation Divisions (Cumberland and Dauphin)
Department of Corrections
  Police Departments (Palmyra, West Shore, Northern York)
Sheriff Offices (Perry and Mifflin Counties)
  Allied Universal Security
Computer Information Systems & Information Technology EcoYork Web Development
  3rd Element Consulting
  School District IT Departments
  Central Penn College IT Department
Communications  Camp Hebron
  Central Penn Education Foundation
  Harrisburg Riverboat
Entrepreneurship & Small Business H2L Studio
  State Farm Insurance
  Train Yard Gym
  Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey
Homeland Security  Department of Corrections
  County Emergency Management Agencies
  Washington Internship Institute Program
Marketing Howard Hanna Real Estate
  Central Penn College Athletics
  Susquehanna Harley Davidson
Paralegal & Legal Studies Eckert Seamans
  Federal Public Defender Capital Habeas Unit
  Handler Henning and Rosenberg
  Compass Immigration