Career Development


Internships provide students with practical knowledge of professional environments within their majors, offer networking opportunities, and the chance to clarify their choice of major. They are an invaluable way to gain work experience required by employers in a competitive job market!

Students may start an internship the summer beginning their junior year. The Career Development office assists students in researching and applying for internships, but students must meet with their academic advisor to discuss the specific major academic requirements and to obtain any required forms before applying for an internship position. In some cases, it is even possible to create your own internship position with proper approvals.

Internship Search Resources:

  • College Central is a comprehensive intern and job-posting site for Alvernia University. Be sure to register as a student or alumni, and log into Student Central.
  • Berks Works is a Berks County employer based internship list. (Call Career Development at
 610-796-8225 for the password.)
  • Print resources and employer lists are also available in the Career Development Center, Bernardine Hall, Suite 103. Some internships are available through your academic major department office. See your major’s bulletin board or visit your advisor.

Additional Resources

The Washington Center

Please email or call the Office of Career Development at 610-796-8225 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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