Intern for a Day connects undergraduate students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one day internship/shadowing experiences.  

The Intern for a Day program is offered every fall and spring semester.  

The list of hosts for fall 2018 will be available in late September!

In order to receive an application to participate in Intern for a Day, you must attend an informative, 30-minute orientation session that will cover the application process, how you will be matched with a host, best practices when shadowing your host on-site, and how to show appreciation to your host after your experience.

Fall 2018’s Mandatory Orientation Sessions (Choose 1 of 9 options)
All sessions will take place in the University Career Center: 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

When you click on the link, it will ask you to log-in with your CAS credentials and will direct you to the event in Careers4Terps.  RSVP, please:

**If there is only one orientation time that works best with your schedule and RSVP is at capacity, you are still welcome to join us. If your schedule allows for you to attend an orientation that is not at capacity, please RSVP for that session.**

Since there are 9 orientation times available, no make-up orientations will be provided.  Intern for a Day will be back again in spring 2019.

The majority of questions about how this program operates will be addressed during the mandatory orientation session.  Other questions can be asked via


In the 2017-2018 academic year, 660+ Terps were placed in shadowing opportunities through Intern for a Day!

Student IFAD experience


Intern for a Day Mandatory Orientation (Option 9 out of 9)

3rd floor Hornbake Library, South Wing