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Andrea PietrzykEntering my senior year as an International Studies major, I wanted a unique learning experience that would both reinforce what I had already learned and teach me to apply it beyond the classroom. Through the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, I obtained an internship with Bridging Nations, a think-tank dealing with US-India relations. Through the many tasks I was given - interviewing South Asia experts, listening to White House conference calls, setting up panel discussions on terrorism - I more than accomplished my goals. My semester as an intern was certainly a turning point in my studies, as I learned how to transition myself from student to professional.

—Andrea Pietrzyk

Types of Internships

Across the campus students are enrolled in a variety of types of internships. Consult with your academic advisor regarding the types of internships related to your area of study. See the college/departmental internship contact information for faculty or staff responsible for internships in your area of interest.

If your department does not offer academic credit for an internship experience or if you have already maxed out your internship hours within your major, you may choose to enroll in UNIV 4000 Community Internship. To obtain the paperwork to register for UNIV 4000, click here. Email acadinterns@memphis.edu with any questions about UNIV 4000.

Some internships are available only to students who have successfully completed departmental prerequisites. Successful completion of approved internships is required for licensure or registration in disciplines such as teaching, nursing, child life specialists, dietetics, etc.

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