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Developing an Internship Job Description

In order to recruit the right students for your internship position, you will want to consider the projects and duties to be assigned to the intern. The internship position job description should include these elements:

  • Internship title (the more specific, the better)
  • Number of openings
  • Skills or qualifications that you'd like applicants to possess (majors, class rank, experience, etc.)
  • Explanation of the benefits to the student (i.e. what will be learned, what skills can be developed, what training or mentorship will be provided, etc.)
  • Minimum number of hours per week (if applicable)
  • Work schedule
  • Wage/salary
  • Start and end dates
  • Your organization's name
  • Internship supervisor's name and title
  • Required application materials (resume, cover letter, etc.)
  • How you'd like applicants to contact you (phone, e-mail, fax, postal mail) and corresponding contact information

Questions?

Contact the Internship Center at 724-938-1578 or by e-mail at internctr@calu.edu.