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Externship Program Info

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Job-shadow a College of Science alum for 1-4 days

Program Features

Observational: Experience a "day in the life" of your host's career and gain an understanding of the scope of their daily responsibilities.

Unpaid: No pay is provided for externships; students are responsible for transportation costs to/from extern host site.

Short-term: One to four days, depending on host availability, usually in the two-week span immediately following the spring semester.


First-year and sophomore students enrolled in the Eberly College of ScienceĀ 2.75 GPA or above

How to Apply

To participate in the externship program, follow these steps:

  1. Register for a SciOpps account, upload your resume, view opportunities in the "jobs" tab
  2. Contact CIE to set up an appointment to review your resume and learn more about the process
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