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Internships are a common form of experiential learning. The idea of an internship is to provide students with direct experience in a work setting related to their career interests and academic focus. Internships afford the benefit of supervision and coaching from professionals in the field. These professional opportunities represent an effective experiential education exercise and create authentic applied opportunities for students. Internship experiences represent a venue for students to apply skill sets and what was learned in the classroom to a real world setting.

Real-world work experience is an expectation of employers. Internships are an integral part of the learning, exploration and professional growth process for students. The focus of an internship is on learning.

About Internships

Employers recruit UT talent for nearly 1,000 internships annually.

About Internships
Academic Credit for Internships

Internships that are taken for academic credit must be given prior approval by your department.

Department Contacts

A career management system providing students and alumni access to employer profiles, full and part-time job postings, internships and events.

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Spartan Interns

Internship Profiles – Hear from fellow UT Interns.

Spartan Interns

Is your company seeking to recruit UT talent for your internship opportunities?

Employer Resources

UT faculty have a strong partnership with the UT internship program.

Faculty Internship Coordinators