JWU internships provide the foundation for your future:

JWU College of Engineering & Design student intern at Hasbro

We know internships are a necessity, not an option. That’s why internships are a core part of our academic program, and why more than 2,100 students complete internships each year.

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Learn by Doing

You won’t just study what you love at JWU. You’ll do what you love, for full academic credit. You’ll apply what you’ve learned in class to real-life working situations that relate directly to your major, and your future career.

You’ll get full academic credit while you apply classroom theory to real life working situations related to your major. And you’ll build the hands-on skills and job experience that will set you apart for employers.

JWU internship opportunities

Companies in Your Field Want You

We help you get started by centralizing hundreds of internships in our internship listing. They’re posted by over 1,000 top companies looking exclusively to work with JWU students.

Top companies recruit at JWU because they love working with our interns. You have exclusive access to thousands of internships just for JWU students.

Work Experience That Sets You Apart

You’ll build the hands-on skills and job experience that sets you apart from other students. So when you graduate, you’ll stand out as a valuable candidate for any company.

One-of-a-kind internship opportunities are waiting for you. Contact our Career Experts at our Providence and Charlotte campuses.

Award-Winning Career Services

JWU is the recipient of the National Society for Experiential Education’s prestigious William M. Burke Presidential Award (2014), which is bestowed upon institutions whose leadership has championed experiential education as essential to the undergraduate experience. The award included the following praise for JWU Chancellor Emeritus John J. Bowen: “Under [his] leadership, the university, and the communities it serves, has flourished in three distinct experiential education areas: internships, community service learning programs, and international education programs.”

Registering for an Internship

Our career experts are here to assist you in building your resume and researching internship opportunities that best fit your career goals. Last year, 60% of JWU students on internship were offered a job from their internship site.

You’ll have the best internship experience if you start working with us in advance to learn how to optimize your internship search, polish your resume and make a great first impression. Contact Experiential Education & Career Services (EE&CS) to get started! 

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International Internships

At an international internship, build hands-on work experience alongside some of the most renowned industry leaders in the world. Our international internship sites include:

  • CuisinArt Resort, Anguilla
  • Marriott International, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Marriott, United Kingdom
  • NOMA, Denmark
  • The Merrion Hotel, Ireland
  • Regent Palm Resort, Turks & Caicos

To pursue an international internship, make an appointment with a career expert on your campus.

Things to Consider

If your GPA is 3.25 or higher and you meet eligibility requirements, you may consider participating in an international internship opportunity. First, ask yourself a few questions:

  • Is your primary objective gaining valuable experience working in another country?
  • What kind of skills do you want to develop?
  • What time of year is best for you?