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At Eastern, classroom learning is critical to exploring the theory behind a given discipline, while having the opportunity to test your own ideas in class discussions. We also know there is nothing like practical experience to teach you real-life applications of the knowledge gained in class. That’s why hundreds of Eastern students take internships each year.

  • For Credit (many majors require an internship for graduation)
  • For Pay
  • On Campus (from sustainable energy to business information systems)
  • Off Campus (in government, business, nonprofit and education sectors)

In addition to internships available through academic departments, the Center for Internships and Career Development (CICD) supports internship placements, and also offers other career development services, including:

  • Career advising/coaching
  • Declaring a major
  • Job search strategies (resumes, interviewing)
  • Preparing for graduate school
  • Much more!
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Internship Stories

Elizabeth DelBuono ’17
Jackson Laboratory

Elizabeth DelBuono ’17

Biology graduate Elizabeth DelBuono ’17 is pursuing a master’s degree in genetic counseling at Sarah Lawrence College. Her internship as an Eastern student at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine — where she conducted breast cancer research — solidified her career aspirations. “I was surrounded by some of the most brilliant individuals in the world, and was immersed in the race to find an answer, a gene, a treatment, a cure.”

Brittany Noonan ’18
Eastern’s Work Hub

Brittany Noonan ’18

Business Information Systems major Brittany Noonan ’18 interned on campus in Eastern’s Work Hub as part of Cigna’s Technology Early Career Development Program. “The internship opened so many doors for my career,” said Noonan, who now works for the company as a business analyst. “I am excited for what Cigna has to offer in the next chapter of my life.”

Kendrick Constant ’18

Kendrick Constant ’18

Finance major Kendrick Constant ’18 interned with PricewaterhouseCoopers. “Working with the Campus Recruiting Team helped me realize what PricewaterhouseCoopers looks for in an employee, and now I see that they look for ‘the best of the best.’ As a student, it’s rewarding to know that your hard work is not in vain.”

For more information:
(860) 465-4559