Most of these internship opportunities are located in the greater Springfield area.  Additional internship and career sources can be found on our Resources page, or you may want to Search for Internships using additional strategies.

Consider selecting other major categories from our master list for other opportunities that may fit your area of interest as well.  Be mindful that you should identify potential positions that are affiliated with your degree program, but that there is often overlap within fields. Consult with IPL.

Before applying for ANY internship, make sure you have prepared professional application materials (consider utilizing OptimalResumethrough the UIS Career Development Center) and correspond usingemail etiquette. If you have questions about contacting an employer or would like advice during your search process, email us or call 217-206-6640.

 Regional IPL Partner Internships

Accountancy – Finance

Biology – Biochemistry – Chemistry

Business Administration – Marketing

Communication – English – Graphic Design

Computer Science – Management Information Systems

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Entrepreneurial Interests

Environmental Studies

Exercise Science



Legal Studies

Liberal Studies

Liberal studies students are able to design individualized academic experiences that meet their unique educational interests and goals.  LIS students are encouraged to consider internship opportunities that meet this individualized academic experience.


Math students can consider internship opportunities in education, data analytics, and the actuarial field, among others.  IPL can assist Math students in identifying potential internship opportunities.


Philosophy students may be interested in pursuing internship opportunities in law, education, writing/journalism, business, and government, among others.  IPL can assist Philosophy students in identifying potential internship opportunities.

Political Science

Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology

Visual Arts