The majority of IC students graduate with at least one internship experience.

Many decide to “test drive” several career paths to make confident decisions for their futures. Internships will give you the chance to apply academic concepts in the workplace while networking with professionals in your field of study. 

Our dedicated staff in the Office of Career Services works one-on-one to connect students with internships to fit their individual goals. Faculty and staff will guide and advise through the application process. Internships often lead to future opportunities, including full-time job offers. 

When you apply for graduate school or reach the moment you are being interviewed by your future employer — these are the life-changing experiences that will set you apart from other candidates. Our faculty and staff are here to connect you with a growing number of leaders in education and industry throughout the world.

A Few Recent Internship Partners:

  • Caterpillar
  • DOT Foods Inc.
  • Illinois Beef Association
Communications, English, Marketing
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates
  • Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Swimming World magazine
Computer Science and Technology
  • Goldman Sachs
  • IBM
  • Levi, Ray & Shoup
  • Continental Tire
  • Hutchinson Engineering
  • Schaeffer Manufacturing Co.
Government and Community
  • Department of the Interior
  • US-Asia Institute, Washington D.C.
  • Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth
History, Archives, and Art
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
  • George Washington’s Mt. Vernon
  • Springfield Art Association
Business and Finance
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Nestlé USA
  • State Farm Insurance
Science, Research, and Medical
  • Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
  • The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • St. Louis Zoo
  • Yale University
Sports Management
  • Indiana Pacers
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • St. Louis Cardinals
Criminal Justice and Law
  • Illinois Innocence Project
  • Rammelkamp Bradney PC