Choice funding is available - earn $13.00 per hour, up to a maximum of $2,000 per student during the semester in which you complete your internship course at FSU. Student employees at Framingham State University may only work a maximum of 20 hours a week across all university positions (federal work study and non-work study) when classes are in session. At no time can student employees work over 8 hours a day.
Interested students may complete the student application and return it to the internship coordinator. Please note that funding is awarded to eligible students on a first-come, first served basis. Please call the Career Services & Employer Relations office to schedule an appointment today to meet with:
Jill Gardosik, Internship Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 508-626-4625
The Pathways Internship Program provides support to fund internships for students who do not meet the requirements for the Choice Program. Pathway funding is administered by the Center for Inclusive Excellence at Framingham State University. For further information on the application process and requirements, please click here. Students are required to complete a passport by attending at least 3 of the events below, administrated and verified through Career Services. See below for a list of some of the approved events (other events will be considered sponsored through academic or student affairs departments).
Pathways Program: Career Services Events
Fall 2018 Semester
Engagement Fair: Career.Community.Connections., Monday, 9/17, Athletic Center, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Career Advice Roundtables (CARS), Wednesday, 9/26, MC Alumni Room, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Mark Altman Polished Professional Presentation, Tuesday, 10/2, MC Forum, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Avidia Career Day, Tuesday, 10/2, Van leaves back of MC at 12:30pm – returns to FSU at 1:30pm
Careers Technology, and You CS, Friday, 10/12, DPAC, 9:30am – 11:30am
Human Services Career Event, Tuesday, 10/23, MC Forum, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
TJX Corporation Career Day and Tour, Friday, 11/9, TJX Corporate Headquarters, 12:30pm – 3:00pm
On-campus Interviews Week, November 26 – November 30
Networking – Mocktail Mixer Graduation Ceremony, Thursday, 12/6, MC Forum, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
YMCA Careers Day, TBD
Spring Semester 2019
Mathworks Career Day/On Campus Interviews, Wednesday, 2/27, MC Alumni Room, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
On-campus Interviews Week, TDB
YMCA Career Day, TBD Curiosity Unleashed STEM Career Event, Thursday, 2/21, MC Forum, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Spring Internship and Career Fair, Tuesday, 3/26, MC Forum, Alumni Room, FSDR, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
On-campus Interviews Week, May 6 – May 10
Employer Showcase Series, every Wednesday during the fall and spring semesters, MC Lobby, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Interested students may complete the application and return it to:
Roxana Marrero, Executive Administrative Assistant, 508-626-4512
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars provides the experiential education opportunities to students of the Massachusetts public state university system. TWC uses the resources of the nation's capital to provide high-quality learning experiences to enhance student's academic, civic, and professional development, and in this way, seeks to promote future leadership for the public, private, and non-profit sectors of society. TWC's internship placements include positions in government offices, communication organizations, law firms, trade and professional associations, human rights groups, and a variet of companies and other organizations. Internships are coupled with required academic courses.
Students must meet with the Internship Coordinator, Jill Gardosik, to review academic, financial aid, registrar, and application considerations as early as possible. Click here to see the 2017-2018 checklist.
Students must meet with their academic advisor early in the process and get proper approvals.
For more information about The Washington Center and what the internship includes, click here.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is a workforce development program focused on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts companies engaged in life sciences. The program facilitates the placement of students and recent graduates, who are considering career opportunities in the life sciences, in paid internships across the state. Consistent with the MALSC's role as a catalyst in growing the talent needed by the life sciences industry, the program is designed to provide students and companies with the tools to connect, and will reimburse eligible companies for internship stipends.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is sponsoring their Internship Challenge again this year. This program offers paid internships to over 500 college students and recent graduates who are considering career opportunities in the life sciences. Students submit one general application, they are not applying to a particular company or for a specific position. There is no application deadline. Interns are selected on a rolling basis throughout the year. For more information, go to the MALSC's website or take a look at the flyer for the program.
Preparation and Search Strategies for Internships
Preparing to Search
It is recommended that before you begin searching for internships you complete the following:
- Meet with a career counselor to write a professional resume and have your resume critiqued, practiced writing cover letters, practiced interviewing and completed a mock interview.
- Purchased appropriate interview attire.
- Formally requested three people to serve as your professional references.
- Have identified the occupations you would like to work in after you graduate from FSU.
Need help with these four items? Schedule an appointment with a career counselor using Starfish.