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Internship Information for Employers

Designing and Implementing an Internship Program

USM students are eager to put their knowledge and skills to good use with your organization. Internships offer experiential learning opportunities that offers meaningful project-based work related to a student’s field of study or career interest. Our team has created resources to help you jumpstart the development of your company’s or organization’s creation of an internship program.

Designing and Implementing an Internship Program Guide (PDF)

Additionally, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) website provides helpful articles and resources.

NEW: Micro-Internships!

A short-term, project-based experiential learning opportunity for students and employers to get connected. Learn more! 

Remote Internships

Remote internships can be a valuable tool with reciprocal benefits, both for your organization and your interns’ career development. Unsure of where to start? Here are a few suggestions:


Promote your Internships to USM Students 

Extend your reach to the widest possible pool of student interns through our no-cost online Job & Internship Board. We also share listings in our student e-newsletter.

Maine Economic Improvement Fund (MEIF) Supported Internships

The Maine Economic Improvement Fund (MEIF) represents Maine’s ongoing commitment between the state and the University of Maine System to advance research and development, commercialization, workforce development, and economic development. Learn more! 


For partnership opportunities and internship questions, contact or 207-228-8505.

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