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If you have fresh ideas, specialized skills and are looking to land an internship, then Tampa Bay is the site for you! Internships are great tools to improve your chances as a future job applicant and potential employee. So make the investment in your career and begin your internship search today!

Generally, an internship consists of an exchange of services for experience between the student and an organization. Students can also use an internship to determine if they have an interest in a particular career, to create a network of contacts, or to gain school credit. Some interns find permanent, paid employment with the organizations for which they worked upon completion of the internship. This can be a significant benefit to the employer as experienced interns often need little or no training when they begin regular employment. Unlike a trainee program, employment at the completion of an internship is not guaranteed.



  1. Real world experience. Internships provide hands-on training and real-work experience in a professional environment. You’ll learn more about the career path you are pursuing, test drive possible jobs, and explore different career options.
  2. Networking. By interacting with professionals you gain new connections and learn how to communicate in a professional environment.
  3. Resume Builder. Internships are key to building experience as a student or recent graduate. Employers are much more likely to hire someone with internships and work experience rather than someone with a generic resume, lacking experience.
  4. Career Foundation. Many internship opportunities help set the foundation for your career. Employers often use internships as a recruitment tool to test out future employees and in many cases, companies hire interns after graduation.