An internship is an opportunity for students to utilize knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom in a professional context; discover which skills are transferable to new contexts; learn the practices and protocols of a particular employer and industry; reflect on the quality of their contribution to the organization; and refine their own career goals.
At Parsons, internships vary by major and program. View the Internship Guide for Students to find an internship, determine eligibility for an internship, and learn how to register for credit.
When you hire a Parsons student as an intern, you help their professional development. With your training and guidance, students learn to apply the skills they gain at Parsons to real-world situations. An internship is a great way for an employer to observe a student’s skill set, work habits, and personality to determine if they might be a good fit for the company in the future. View the Internship Guide for Employers to learn more about the Parsons internship program and find out how to advertise your internship to students.