At AACC, we want to help you set yourself apart from the competition. We do that by connecting students to a variety of unique internship programs. From working with Maryland legislators to going abroad to master culinary skills in an Italian kitchen—the possibilities are endless.
Internships are on-the-job work experiences related to a student’s major that include an employer mentor and a faculty advisor. Internships can be taken for credit or done independently without credit.
Our internships are a great way for students to:
An internship search requires having an idea of the experience you want to gain and a résumé documenting your education and experience. What do you need?
You can begin your search by registering on the Internship Navigator, AACC’s searchable database. Register, then upload your résumé for employers to see and start reviewing internship postings from employers.
Schedule an appointment with AACC’s internship coordinator to explore options. Email email@example.com
Visit Employment Services for helpful guides and workshops to develop your résumé, cover letter and interview techniques. Use these templates to begin documenting your education and experience:
We’re happy to give you feedback on your résumé. Contact AACC’s internship coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before you start your internship, register for the internship course number 275 in your area of study. Please note the following:
The ABCs of Internships at AACC for students contains tips to help you launch a productive internship search and sail towards your career. First, click on “Appropriate Contact” to get pointed in the right direction.
Certain areas of study at AACC have a specialized internship program coordinator specifically to help students prepare for an internship in a desired profession. Students majoring in the following areas of study are required to contact their designated program coordinator—rather than use the alphabetized process below. Visit your program’s homepage for contact information, and ask for the internship program coordinator in your major.
For internships in other areas of study, read the information below and connect with the AACC Internship Office.
If you are an international student with an F-1 Visa, please coordinate with AACC’s International Admissions Specialist for OPT/CPT approval for your internship.
Students with documented disabilities may be eligible to receive accommodations for their internships under the ADA. For additional information, contact Disability Support Services.
Access the tools and resources we have available to promote your skills and experience. Utilize the AACC Career and Transfer Resource Center’s helpful guides and workshops to develop marketing tools: résumés, cover letters, and interview techniques, and follow up with your internship program coordinator.
Consider contacting the AACC Internship Office to review your employment portfolio, to arrange a mock-interview, and to get hints about marketing yourself specifically for an internship experience—it is different than applying for a regular job.
Discover how to earn college credit with an internship. Contact AACC’s Counseling, Advising and Retention Services to inquire about matters such as whether an internship:
a. Exists within the design of your academic program.
b. Qualifies as an elective course in your major.
c. Requires prerequisites.
d. Transfers to your four-year school of choice.
If an internship course is not offered in your major, contact the Internship Office to explore using the Internship Experience (IEX) course series to earn college credit.
You can begin your search by registering on the Internship Navigator, AACC’s searchable database. Register then upload your résumé for employers to see and start reviewing internship postings from employers.
We care about your internship experience! We hope your internship is as empowering as those you see on this website—and if you provide us with your success story and photos, your internship might be featured here, too! Contact us to: