Gain real-world experience that sets you apart. We’re dedicated to connecting you with internship experiences to gain career skills, expand your network and build your resume.
Meeting your unique interests and goals is important, and so is finding an internship in the right location. Central students intern close to campus, close to home and all over the globe. There are four large, international companies headquartered within one mile of campus. In addition, Des Moines, a renowned epicenter for young business professionals, is just a short drive away. Central students intern through programs in Chicago, Washington D.C. and every study abroad site.
Jessica Klyn de Novelo, M.A., Associate Director of the Center for Community-Based Learning, coordinates the internship program at Central. With 10 years of experience, Jessica is committed to helping student expand knowledge and understanding through experiential learning opportunities.
Each year, Central hosts an Internship Networking Fair on campus with more than 40 area companies and organizations looking for interns and full-time employees.
Central interns benefit from the support and guidance of a faculty member who is paired with each intern to maximize the internship learning experience.