Internships are intended to be a learning experience that combines classroom knowledge and work experience. These learning experiences allow students the opportunity to become more qualified as a future employee in the student's area of study.
- Participate in shaping the next generation of your workforce
- Identify qualified candidates for potential future hire
- Economically increase your company's productivity
- Give back to the community
- An internship is a work-based learning experience closely aligned with the student's Area of Interest
- The length of an internship may vary. This is a short-term commitment that depends on the employer's needs and the student's availability.
- All internships must adhere to the Fair Labor Standards Act .PDF
- Students must adhere to the minimum GPA requirements and adhere to Harper College's Student Code of Conduct
- For-profit companies typically pay interns at least minimum wage and we recommend each employer consult legal counsel before posting an unpaid internship
- Starting and ending dates must be defined upfront and included on your Employer Internship Application
- A job description is required, with any qualifications, course completions and technical skills
- Interns must receive supervision, feedback and performance evaluations by an appropriate/designated employee
- Complete the site application below and the Experiential Learning Program Manager will contact you