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.

Resources for Employers

Designing and Implementing an Internship Program Guide (PDF)

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) website provides helpful articles and resources.

InternBridge offers a HRCI & SHRM-PDC Accredited training for HR professionals on how to start/grow an internship program and support intern supervisors

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.

Career Exploration Internship Program

The Career & Employment Hub funds an internship program for USM students to pursue paid internships with local Maine employers. Learn more here!


For partnership opportunities and internship questions, or for Job & Internship Board assistance, please contact or 207-228-8505.