Local Internships

Local internships provide students of all majors with the opportunity to put their classroom experiences to work. Students may complete internships solely for experience or they may receive academic credit.

Benefits of an Internship

Obtaining an internship not only makes you more marketable as a job candidate, but gives you the opportunity to gain greater understanding about your chosen field.

Internship Quick Facts

  • Approximately 85% of Stonehill students complete at least one internship-related experience prior to graduation
  • Last year, employers made full-time offers to almost 65% of their interns* 
  • Students who have multiple internships on their résumé at graduation tend to have more interviews and field more job offers than those who do not 

*Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

Completing an internship will...

  • Enhance your resume with career-related experience
  • Build networking contacts for your future job search
  • Allow you to learn more about a potential career industry or field
  • Provide you with an opportunity to apply academic learning to hands-on situations
  • Allow you to immerse yourself in a new organizational culture
  • Help you learn career-related skills such as public speaking, report-writing, and handling customers and clients
  • Polish communication skills needed in the workplace

Finding an Internship


The Career Development Center maintains an online internship/job database, Handshake for students to search for hundreds of internship opportunities. 

Job & Internship Sites

The Career Development Center has compiled a number of other online resources for students to search for regional and national opportunities.