Our office will be open virtually on Mondays and and Fridays during the summer.
Resume drop-in hours will resume in the fall.
Have a great summer!

Internships for Academic Credit

Some internships are eligible for academic credit. When you get academic credit for an internship you must register for a specific class.  Usually there will be additional work that your instructor will assign in addition to working at your internships site.

First you must determine if you are eligible.
Check with your academic department to see what their eligibility rules are. Requirements may include a certain GPA or that you must have already earned a certain number of credits.  Your academic advisor can help as well.  Here is a list of the internship courses by department

If your department does not offer academic credit, there are several university-wide internship options.  These will count as elective credits instead of credits towards your major.   Learn More

You must make sure you have met all of the requirements before the internship starts in order to get credit.  You cannot ask for academic credit after you have completed your internship.

Internship Opportunity: Office for State Legislative Affairs

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student interested in legislative affairs?

The Mayor’s Office for State Legislative Affairs is seeking dedicated, passionate, and motivated interns. Click below.

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Vincia Phillip (She,Her) Assistant Director of Career Education
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Internship Spotlight – The Academy for the Advancement of Teaching, Leadership, and Schools (AATLAS)

UAlbany students have fantastic internship opportunities! Read below to learn about Jimmy Kinney, a senior and a Human Development major with a Counseling Psychology concentration and Leadership minor, who is interning at the The Academy for the Advancement of Teaching, …

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Semester in Washington Application Due March 28!

Are you interested in living, learning & interning in Washington, DC? Would you like to explore career options in our nation’s capital? Are you a motivated, self-starter who wants to build career skills for the future?

Then you might be …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
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How to Gauge Career Readiness Skills From Internships

Is your internship giving you the career skills you need? Read how colleges and universities are exploring students’ career readiness skills outside of the classroom.

By Ray Bixler
Edited by Jennifer Ortiz
Jan. 27, 2022

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By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

First-generation college and university students in the United States are defined as those whose parents did not attend college. According to Wikipedia, first-generation college students tend to be older, come from families with lower incomes, attend college part-time, live off-campus, …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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