Finding an Internship
UIS students may browse current internship opportunities and Illinois Cooperative Work Study internships when they are available.
Before applying for ANY internship, make sure you have prepared professional application materials (consider utilizing OptimalResume through the UIS Career Development Center) and correspond using email etiquette.
- Illinois Residents: Please review the matching grant paid opportunities first (Illinois Cooperative Work Study internships).
- You can also review the list of featured internships – internship partners that have newly updated positions and are eager to hire a UIS student!
- Access the full list of internship opportunities here. This includes both paid and unpaid opportunities.
If you are looking for additional opportunities, here is a list of Resources to begin your search.*
*Online students may find these resources particularly helpful when searching for internships outside of the Springfield area.
Under special circumstances, students may be able to complete an internship at the location where they are currently employed. Please contact an IPL Coordinator for information.