Hosting one or more students on site can open their eyes to the reality of what it is like in a variety of settings, industries and careers. We invite you to consider options such as Intern for a Day & Career Shuttles.
Intern for a Day
Intern for a Day connects current UMD students with alumni, parents/family members, and employers for short-term job shadowing opportunities to explore potential career fields. In fall 2018, 150+ hosts in a wide variety of fields and industries hosted 300+ UMD students through this program. Intern for a Day is very popular with Terps!
Registration is Now Open for our Spring 2019 Program!
Deadline to Register: Friday, February 8, 2019
No home offices will be permitted.
Fields in high demand with our students through this program include healthcare, communication, law/legal affairs, engineering, public policy, non-profit, and social services. However, we welcome all fields!
Check out this PDF for more details about Intern for a Day, including our process, benefits for you as a host organization, and tips on how a student can get the most out of his/her experience shadowing you for the day.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions or check out this quick guide.
Career Shuttles/Site Visits
We are always looking for interesting sites to bring a group of students and faculty/staff to visit. During these tours, the host employer typically arranges a tour and opportunities to hear firsthand from current employees, including interns, about their roles. If interested, please contact Allynn Powell.
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