Take your college adventure beyond the classroom. You can build your résumé and/or get course credit on campus through research and student employment, or off-campus through industry internships and by studying abroad. No matter what you choose, you’ll use your classroom knowledge in versatile and challenging ways, and learn how to translate your liberal arts degree into a career.
INTERNSHIPS AND CO-OPS
Internship and Co-Op Program
The Center for Career Development can help you find an internship where you can learn about and get your feet wet in a professional field that interests you.
Many offices on campus at UConn offer internships for course credit or compensation. Check out a full list on the Center for Career Development’s website.
Policies on Internships for Course Credit
Want to gain course credit for your internship? Learn about the College’s policies on approved internship courses and make sure your internship qualifies.
HuskyCareerLink, UConn’s main source for finding post-graduation jobs, also lists off-campus internships available to UConn students.
Want to build your résumé on campus? You can search for student labor and work-study jobs at UConn by visiting the University’s Student Employment website.
Office of Undergraduate Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research can help you find a CLAS faculty advisor or opportunity that allows you to explore your research passion, whether it’s discovering how genes affect behavior or understanding the role of women in Renaissance literature.
On-campus Research Opportunities
Follow these handy guidelines from the Office of Undergraduate Research to explore on-campus research opportunities for yourself.
Student Research Funding Opportunities
UConn and external agencies fund research opportunities for undergraduates during the school year and the summer months.
Besides being one of the most memorable experiences of your life, studying abroad will help you build cultural competency, develop your independence, and build your résumé.