Internship Guarantee & Prep Program

The University of Pittsburgh Internship Guarantee

Students who complete the Internship Prep Program and related requirements are guaranteed placement in at least one internship or other experiential learning opportunity during their undergraduate career.  The Internship Prep Program is a combination of workshops and individual appointments hosted by the Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance.

CONGRATULATIONS!!  The University of Pittsburgh Internship Prep Program was awarded the 2014 Division of Student Affairs Excellence Award on December 16.  Student Affairs Awards recognize outstanding programs and innovative services that are transformational to the University community and higher education.

What is the Internship Prep Program?

The Internship Prep Program is a combination of workshops and individual appointments that offer individualized support of each student's internship search.  For complete details, click here.

Workshops include:
Resumes and Cover letters
Searching & Applying
Networking & Social Media
Interviews & Research

Individual Appointments can include:
Resume and Cover Letter Reviews
Search Support (for any location)
Reviewing Applications
Mock Interviews
Follow-up Etiquette and more

How do I get started?
Begin by attend an Internship Prep Program!
Fall 2014 Internship Prep Program Schedule Now Available.  Click here.

Make an Appointment with an Internship Team member
Online– Go to FutureLinks at
Select “Request an appointment” and set up a time that works for you

By Phone - 412-383-4473

Internship Walk-In Hours
Monday-Friday, 1-3 p.m., 200 William Pitt Union

During Internship Week - walk-ins will only be available on Wednesday, January 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The regular schedule of Monday-Friday, 1-3 p.m., will resume on February 2, 2015.

Who is eligible?
All undergraduate students who are enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus may participate in the Internship Prep Program.  The Internship Guarantee will apply to students who complete all related requirements of the Internship Prep Program at least one semester prior to the term in which they are seeking an internship (which must be prior to graduation). 

Undergraduate international students must have completed at least two semesters at the University and verify their work eligibility status with OIS prior to participating in the program.

How can I receive more information about internships?

COMPLETE THIS FORM to be added to the internship e-mail list for news and event information.