Internships and Experiential Learning

Shippensburg University has a long history of providing internships to students and employers.

Internships are centralized and coordinated within the Career Center, in collaboration with each of Ship’s three colleges.

Completing an internship provides excellent hands-on experience, boosts your resume, allows you to network with professionals, and may even lead to a job. Internships are highly recommended for all students and some programs of study even require them. If you have interest in or questions about obtaining an internship, you should reach out to the Director of Internships & Experiential Learning or the internship coordinator in your department.

For internship support, the Director of Internships & Experiential Learning in The Career Center can assist students at the undergraduate level in searching for, applying to, and securing internship positions. Contact the Director of Internships & Experiential Learning at intern@ship.edu or 717-477-1484 to schedule an appointment.

For more information, please attend an Internship 101 workshop! They are scheduled each semester, and a recording can be found here.

Micro Internships

Micro internships are a great way to build your resume and develop relevant professional skills. While internships are length-based, most often to match an academic semester, micro-internships provide task-based, short, and flexible opportunities for students to get work-based learning experiences.

Through our partnership with Parker-Dewey, Shippensburg University students can access hundreds of opportunities, both remote and face-to-face. Find more information on micro-internships here.

List of Current & Past Internship Sites

Shippensburg University Sites

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  • First Year Experience
  • PAGE Center
  • Raider Wellness Resource Center
  • Sports Information
  • The Writer’s Lighthouse

Community, Regional and National Sites

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  • Hoffman Homes
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Franklin County Historical Society
  • New Horizons
  • Shippensburg Historical Society
  • Tuscarora Wildlife Education Center
  • Shippensburg Produce & Outreach

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Career Resources

Contact & Location

Phone
717-477-1484
Address

Ceddia Union Building (CUB 108)
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Center Operational Hours Express Hours
Monday 8am - 6pm 2pm - 6pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm 2pm - 4pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm 2pm - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm