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Our 2018 graduates were 20% more likely to have a full-time job upon graduation if they completed an internship. Let us help get you one.

Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor to learn about internships and prepare your application materials.

Academic (for-credit) Internships

Every major at USM offers an internship course. A full list of internship courses can be found here. There are also a number of internship coordinators focused on different departments:

Art: Kim Grant

Business: Kathryn Cavallero

Communications: Russell Kivatisky

Criminology: Dusan Bjelic

Education: Linda Evans

Food Studies: Amy Carrington  

Lewiston Auburn College: Sandi Croft

Media Studies: Dennis Gilbert

Nursing: Krista Meinersmann

Political Science: Robert Klotz

Social Work: Stacia Fitch 

Internship Board

Employers post interships on USM's Job board. Current students can log in to the system by first logging in to the USM MyCampus Portal and then clicking the blue cube icon on the upper left in the "launchpad."  

MEIF @ USM Career Pathway Fully Funded Internships 

Your internship workplace experience will be an extension of your classroom learning. The internship will give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and to make connections in a professional field you may be considering for a career path. You will be involved in professional research-oriented projects that meet the real world needs of the business.

Completing an MEIF-supported internships will offer you the opportunity to learn about becoming a leaders who drives the growth of Maine’s economy. Learn more about becoming a MEIF-Supported student intern.

Researching Internship Companies 

Researching a company can help you prepare for an internship. Doing a little research about a company before an interview or job fair can help you stand out from the crowd of other applicants, and give you insights into the organizational culture and industry operating conditions. Begin your reserach now!

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