According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2003 for the Class of 2003 survey, employers said that of their hires from the class of 2003, they converted 32% of their interns to full-time employees. Employers also report that approximately 54% of their new hires in 2003 had internship experience.
The UCS offers a number of programs and services that assist students in finding internship opportunities. There are internships available in a diverse array of areas; there are paid and unpaid opportunities, as well as internships that offer stipends. Students interested in academic credit for their internship must make all arrangements with their academic department.