Internships are a useful way to discover your interests and get real-world experience needed to start your professional career.

Career Development Program


Undergraduate Admission
(630) 637-5800

Your North Central education goes beyond the classroom. Our internship program helps you apply what you’ve learned in a workplace setting. As you work as a student intern, you'll gain valuable insight about your professional self. Think of it as a dress rehearsal for your career of choice.

And the learning doesn’t need to stop there. Many North Central students graduate with several internships under their belts. This combination of education and internship experience is just what today’s top employers are looking for in a recently graduated college student. Both paid or unpaid Internship opportunities help bring your resume the attention it deserves.

North Central’s Office of Career Development can assist you in crafting an internship that best meets your needs.

Recent internship opportunities have included:

  • Exploring world economies at a British law firm in China
  • Learning the business of professional sports with the Chicago Cubs
  • Participating in cancer research at Fermi Labs
  • Assisting the auditing process at a major investment firm
  • Presenting marketing concepts at a historic outdoor concert venue
  • Studying sound design at a leading TV production house
  • Going behind-the-scenes at an NBC television station

North Central’s location provides you with access to both a world-class city and a booming local high-tech corridor, providing you the ability to secure highly desired work experience.  From Fortune 500 companies to dynamic start-ups on the cutting edge, there’s bound to be a workplace and meaningful internship opportunity well-suited to your desired career path, whether that be an in-person or virtual internship experience. Our faculty can help you make the professional connections leading to the right internship for you.

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