Internships are an essential part of the Meredith experience. Most of our students complete at least one, and many do more. Some students intern as part of a study abroad experience. And our strong reputation among employers locally and nationally means students have plenty of options when it comes to finding the right internship.
Increasingly, career-related experience is a job requirement, not simply an expectation. Our Office of Career Planning staff as well as our faculty have extensive connections with area employers. And because our students are known for their exceptional communication skills, work ethic, and academic preparation, employers increasingly come to us asking for more of our students – so much so that we often have more internships than we can fill.
Dielle McMillan, ’17, is a social work major and student leader who has used her strengths on behalf of others while at Meredith College.
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Presidential Scholar Noel Fox, ’17, discovered her internship through CareerLink, a resource available to all Meredith students.
For Meredith psychology major Alayna Bolyard, ’16, participating in an internship helped define her career path.
Through determination and perseverance, Christa Allen secured two ideal internships that opened post-grad opportunities.
With an ideal location in Raleigh, Meredith provides students with opportunities to complete internships in a variety of settings, from corporations to non-profits, from schools to hospitals.
Meredith offers a number of significant internship opportunities right on campus, including a five-star child care center, a unique autism program, and a campus wellness program.
The Office of Career Planning serves as a clearinghouse for incoming internships. If students are interested in earning academic credit for their internship, they will need to work with the faculty coordinator in their academic major. Additionally, students can find information about internships: