Search for listings on CareerLink,
Fordham’s job and internship database. This site lists thousands of opportunities just for Fordham students.
Visit the Career Services office
. We can help you navigate our job board, recommend additional internship-search sites, and discuss other ways to find internships. After you find an internship you want to apply for, we can also help you write a resume or cover letter.
Attend a Career Fair
or other Career Services Networking Event
. These events provide a great opportunity to meet employers and learn about internship opportunities with a variety of organizations.
Speak with your Professors or staff in your Academic department. Professors may have contacts or information on internships available in organizations within your field of interest.
. Reach out to personal, professional and academic contacts including family, friends, classmates, faculty and advisors. Many of these individuals will often share similar backgrounds, interests or goals, which can facilitate the development of strong professional relationships.
There are two ways to receive academic credit for your internship:
Enroll in an internship seminar
Complete a one-on-one internship tutorial
Students must complete a minimum of 60 credits and a GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to register for an Internship Seminar Course or a Tutorial.
Juniors and Seniors can joinan internship seminar course (three credits) Freshman and Sophomores can participate in in internship tutorial (one credit).
Students must have a minimum of 90 credits in order to register for an Internship Seminar course.
For specific questions regarding eligibility to receive credit, and enrolling in an internship seminar or tutorial, students should reach out directly to their academic deans.
You can receive Ram Van passes from our office if you obtain a letter from your internship supervisor. The letter must:
Be on company letterhead
State that the internship is unpaid and for-credit
Include the days and hours you are interning
You MUST be receiving academic credit for the unpaid internship to qualify for free Ram Van passes.
These are typically more structured and tied to an academic program. You may spend time observing a professional on the job or participate in a training or workshop program. They provide a perspective on the daily activities of a particular profession.
: These can provide strong leadership experience. Opportunities are available through the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice.
Dorothy Day Center for Social Justice
: You can find out more through the following departments:
Office of Research