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Southern Illinois University Alumni Association Extern Program

The Southern Illinois University Alumni Association Extern Program offers up to 150 students each year an opportunity to experience their career through an externship program. This work experience is available to students attending Southern Illinois University.

The externships match students with positions within their chosen careers at locations throughout the U.S. Available positions are the result of alumni and friends of SIU at participating companies. Some of the companies offering externships include Major League Soccer, Wal-Mart, Kemper CPA Group, Illinois State Museum, Boeing, Chrysler, PepsiCo, and many others.

Mann Child Policy Externships

Mann Child Policy Externships offer undergraduate students an opportunity to gain valuable insight into the career field of public policy. The externship places students with public and non-profit community organizations whose programs help children.

The externship is unpaid but offers 3-6 hours of college course credit. Students eligible for the program include college sophomores, juniors and seniors with a grade point average of 3.2 overall and 3.4 in their major. Students must also have completed at least two social science classes that focus on children or families.

Cornell Extern Program

Cornell Extern Program is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors from all undergraduate colleges. It's an opportunity for students to explore their career options while still in college. Winter externships are offered during January and February.

Externships can last from one day to one week. Eligible students will find externships available in numerous career fields and geographic locations around the world. The externships do no include pay or college credit. Students will be responsible for all expenses, including travel and housing.

Cornell University Externship Program

Cornell University Externship Program is open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors during the winter semester. Externships offer experiential work shadowing opportunities in a wide variety of career fields.

The externship allows students to visit Cornell alumni in their work environments, and they can last anywhere from one day to one week. This allows students to observe a particular career field in order to better define their career choices. Sophomores, juniors and seniors from all undergraduate colleges may apply for an externship at Cornell.

Bucknell University Externship Program

Bucknell University Externship Program offers short-term workplace experiences to Bucknell students in their sophomore year. The externships are unpaid and not for credit.

Bucknell University's Career Development Center offers the two-day externships as a way for students to preview their careers early in college. This gives students more of an opportunity to define their career choices before declaring a major. The externships consist of placing students in hosting companies where they can shadow experienced professionals and gain a better understanding of what they do on a day-to-day basis.

MIT Student/Alumni Externship Program

College students enrolled at MIT have an opportunity to explore their career and gain experience in their field through the Student/Alumni Externship Program. Externship positions are available in several states and internationally.

Every year during MIT's Independent Activities Period in January, students may apply for an externship at an alumni's place of business. The externship may last anywhere from one to four weeks. Over 300 undergraduate and graduate students participate in externships every year. The externships can take place at companies, start-ups, labs, and universities across the U.S. and international locations.

Boston College Externship Program

Students at Boston College have an opportunity to preview their career by applying for an externship position. The externship program is designed to give students a chance to spend time at an organization within their field of study.

The externship program is generally a one-day experience but could be longer. Students may choose a company and apply for an externship through the college's Career Center. Once the organization and the student have been matched, students may contact the employer for more details on the position.

University of California at Berkeley Externship Program

An externship program offers students at the University of California a chance to shadow a professional in their field of study and test drive their career. They are short in duration and give students an inside view of their career field.

Freshman and sophomores at the University of California may apply for externships. Most of the externships are in northern and southern California. There are also some located in New York, Washington D.C. and overseas. They take place during the winter break. Students may apply for up to three externships. If chosen, they must commit to fulfilling the schedule, which generally lasts two weeks.

Virginia Tech Externships

Students attending Virginia Tech have an opportunity to experience their career choice through the Virginia Tech Externship Program. Students can major in any academic field and qualify for an externship position.

The externships are unpaid and give students a chance to clarify their career goals, work with professionals in their field, ask questions and learn more about their profession. Students have a choice of working during the summer at a workplace close to their home, during school breaks, during the summer or during semesters at school.