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The UM Internship Experience program is defined by coaching and individualized support during the entire internship search, preparation, and summer experience.
IE staff provide personalized support and assistance through a series of 1-credit hour courses that compliment efforts of the student’s academic department. Staff support also includes:
Going to a major metropolitan city by yourself can be scary and intimidating. Because we know the challenges that may arise when traveling to a new place, IE staff provides orientation activities to help students adjust to the cohort cities – Atlanta, New York, and Washington, DC.
Atlanta, New York, and Washington, DC cohort participates have structured activities that provide housing and move-in assistance, networking opportunities with UM alumni, cultural activities, and professional tours to get to know your internship city.
Participants are enrolled in three 1-credit hour courses—two in the spring and one in the summer.
(1st Spring Session, Late-January to Early-March)
The first class in the IE academic coursework series helps you to explore the process of applying for internships, including:
(2nd Spring Session, Late-March to Early-May)
The second class in the IE academic coursework series covers topics related to transitioning from being an Ole Miss student to being a successful intern. You will:
(Full Summer, Late-May to Early-August)
The third class in the IE academic coursework series helps you process and navigate the internship experience. It gives you and employers accountability for the internship by maintaining communication with IE staff during the internship. During the class, you will:
Ole Miss alumni are important contributors to the Internship Experience program–providing networking opportunities, professional tours, and even internships. IE staff regularly communicate with Ole Miss alumni to connect students with professionals in fields related to their internship interests.