Formally integrate the student’s academic study with practical experience in a cooperating organization. CSU East Bay is committed to providing students with the opportunity to have hands on experience outside the classroom environment. It is through this website you will find out how to locate internship opportunities, learn how to sign up for an internship class, and gain best practice advice on the “How To” when dealing with internships at CSU East Bay.
Internships are an effective way for you to gain work experience in your field of study before graduation. Studies show that 7 out of 10 internships may turn into full-time jobs. We encourage all undergraduate and graduate students to complete at least 1 internship experience prior to graduation.
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CSU East Bay offers an opportunity to gain academic credit while you are fulfilling an internship opportunity by registering through either your major department or through Academic Affairs. Iinternship courses are numbered the same in every major:
398 Internships: Introduction to professional development and internship readiness
498 Internships: Professional development and internship placement (suggested junior/ senior year).
698 Internships: Professional development and internship placement (graduate)
General Studies also offers GS 398, 498, and 698 as a catch all for students if their major does not offer an internship course. For more information email: email@example.com