Internships are highly recommended by the Career Center, faculty and academic departments, but are not required by most academic programs toward graduation at Colorado State University. Internships for CSU students may be paid or unpaid, for credit or not for credit to build resumes, essential skills and career-related experience. Employers should check with their HR and legal counsel, referring to the Fact Sheet # 71: Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act from the U.S. Department of Labor when considering internship compensation.
- CSU Internships for Credit
- NACE 15 Best Practices
- “Starting and Maintaining A Quality Internship Program”, 8th Edition; compiled and edited by Michael True, Director, Internship Center, Messiah College
- Hiring Through OPT/ CPT
For questions about these resources or for more information about our services to recruit interns for your organization, please contact:
- Matt Leland, Employer Relations Manager, Matt.Leland@colostate.edu; 970-491-0617