How Do I Find an Internship?
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Internships are a great way to extend what’s taught in the classroom to a hands-on learning experience. Interns can gain skills and experience while building a professional network. NCC’s Internship Manager can support students in seeking an opportunity along with supporting them throughout the experience.
Internship Interest Form
Completing this interest form will connect you to the Internship Manager. It’s a great way to identify your preferences and begin your internship search. We will contact you shortly after you complete the form.
Internship Info Session:
Join this info session to learn more about NCC's internship process. You will learn more about starting a resume, where to find an internship, what to do when you obtain one, and so much more!
The info session will be held every other Wednesday from 3-4 pm on Zoom. Fall semester dates include: 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15
Missed the info session? Watch an overview here:
Handshake is NCC's online job board. You can search and apply for local internships here! Activate your account by logging in using your Northampton student e-mail and password.
Be sure to complete your profile. This includes filling in your education, work experience, extracurricular activities, uploading a resume and a professional profile picture. Learn more about completing your profile by watching this tutorial: Click Here
NCC has partnered with Parker Dewey to provide students new professional opportunities through micro-internships! These short, task oriented opportunities are a great way for students with busy schedules to still gain experience. Join here
To learn more, watch this tutorial provided by Parker Dewey.
Are you new to hosting internships and need help getting started? Are you interested in offering your internship exclusively to NCC students? If so, follow the link to fill out our Employer Internship Information Form and we will contact you shortly.
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Employer Internship Guide
Why Should You Do an Internship?
Check out this Internship Infographic (PDF)
Internships Out of State
Northampton Community College is an accredited institution of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is authorized by the state of Pennsylvania.
As a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity AgreementsNCC offers online courses and internships to students located in other SARA member states, in accordance with the provisions of SARA. All states in the USA, excluding California, Florida, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia, participate in SARA.
The state in which a student resides while completing an educational activity, (internship or an online course,) has authority to regulate the activity. If you live in California, Florida, or Massachusetts and wish to register for one of NCC's online offerings or participate in an internship/clinical placement, please contact us before registering to confirm if we offer those options in your state by calling 610-861-5500.
If you are a Northampton or Monroe County student living outside of Pennsylvania or intending to complete an internship or clinical placement outside of the state in a NCC program leading to professional licensure, you should review requirements on the state board website to make sure that the program qualifies.
Licensure requirements vary from state to state and you may require additional authorization from the professional licensing agency in that state. Participating in a program from outside of Pennsylvania, if not properly authorized by that state's professional licensing board, could result in loss of licensing eligibility. If you need help or have questions, please contact your program's academic department for more information
Areas of Study
NCC offers 100+ programs that we’ve grouped into 10 different Areas of Study to help you get on a path to future success early in your academic career. Check out each Area of Study below and start your journey towards choosing a career: