An internship can increase your understanding of a chosen field, enhance your academic experience, expand your network, and provide you with a new perspective beyond the classroom. Studies show that students with proven job skills and related work experience gained from internships are viewed as valuable assets by employers and can even lead to a higher starting salary. Moreover, three of the top personal qualities employers seek are communication skills, leadership, and teamwork, all of which can be developed during an internship.

Internship Search on Panther Connect

Panther ConnectThe first step in starting your internship search process is to find an opportunity that is a good match for you. Panther Connect is an online job and internship portal that connects students to employers who seek Chapman talent. It includes powerful search engines with career opportunities that span global and local postings in the Orange County/Los Angeles area. Access to registration is free for all Chapman students and alumni within a year of graduation.

Internship Process and Registration

Internship Process and Registration

In order to register in an internship course to receive academic credit for an internship, an application must be completed in the online Internship Portal.