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What is an Internship?

An internship is a work-based learning experience related to your career goals and can be an important and impactful part of your career journey.


  • Can be done for electives or required credit (depending on your major)
  • Can be paid or unpaid
  • Unpaid internships should be done for academic credit to provide you with worker’s compensation coverage
  • Can be done full-time or part-time
  • Can be done at public, private, non-profit, or government organizations
  • Are great for clarifying your career goals, enhancing classroom learning with on-the-job experience, building your resume, acquiring skills, and creating your professional network

Where can I find an internship?

At the C2 Hub, we work with various platforms to post the most up-to-date internships and jobs. Some of those resources can be found below!

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Career Link

One of the first places where you should look for internships or jobs is Career Link. And remember: Career Link is more than just a job board…it’s a career management system designed to help you connect with employers interested in hiring MSU Denver students and alumni.

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Parker Dewey Micro-Internships

The Classroom to Career Hub is excited to partner with Parker Dewey to offer micro-internships to students. A micro-internship is a short-term project that can be completed within 5-40 hours, typically due within a week to a month. These projects require no onboarding and can be completed with minimal instruction. These are important but low-risk tasks that can be completed either on-site or remotely.

NOTE: These opportunities are not eligible for academic credit.

How Can I Get Prepared?

C2Hub Resources

For support with resume creation/review, job/internship search tips, and interview prep, check out the C2Hub Resources page, linked below.

Career Lab

Career Lab: Drop-in for a quick resume review, job search questions and to learn about a variety of C2Hub resources.

Career Lab hours can be found using the link below. 

Internships for Credit

The C2 Hub has a resource for any type of internship you would like to do during your time at MSU Denver, including one for class credit! Here, you can learn more about the benefits of completing an internship for credit, where to fill out an application, and how your next steps to prepare for this type of internship.


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Explore how to get Academic Credit for your internship

Click the link below to access our step-by-step guides and video walkthroughs.

Explore the Application for Credit Process

Student Conflict Resolution Services

While we anticipate your internship being an excellent experience, conflict is often unavoidable. Rather than let this disrupt your internship, use it as an opportunity to work on your conflict resolution skills. Below is an overview of a helpful resource provided to students who are experiencing such conflict.

Questions or Need Support?

Contact the C2Hub Internships Team at the link below

Email the C2Hub about Internships

Classroom to Career Hub

Office: JSSB 320 / Admin 270

Phone: 303-615-1133

Email: [email protected]