Internships pave the way for full-time jobs – Student Services

October 15, 2021

Spring registration for the cooperative has started!

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In this competitive job market, internships are essential. Co-operatives and internships offer you the opportunity to experience the world of professional work and explore your career options. In addition to developing and refining the career preparation skills that make you a marketable job seeker, internships allow you to strengthen your resume AND expand your professional network.

Why is it important to build your professional network? According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, at least 70% of all jobs are filled through networking. Co-ops and internships can lead to exciting new opportunities that might not have been available otherwise.

Look for spring and summer internships today!

Thousands of employers use Rent a red hawk to recruit students from Montclair State University! Finding internships is simple and an account has already been created for you. Simply connect to your Rent a red hawk account via NEST, using your University NetID and password (same as Canvas and your Montclair State email). Then,

  1. Click on Works on your left navigation
  2. To choose Find co-ops / internships in the drop-down menu. *

* You must first upload your resume to Rent a red hawk be reviewed and approved by your career guidance services office. Once approved, you will be able to apply for jobs and internships in the system.

Example of spring and summer 2022 internships

  • Belleville Public Library and Information Center: Social Media Intern (16690)
  • Movado Group: Help Desk Intern (16682)
  • Concepts TV Productions, Inc .: Production intern (9016)
  • World Church Service: Distance mentoring and career development intern (16644)
  • American sports group: Company internships spring 2022 (16647)
  • Digital Media CoLab: Grant Writing Intern (16574)
  • AlphaSights: Summer associate internship (16670)

Intern in Washington DC

Central Washington: Gain extensive work experience in fields such as government, health and social services, science, education, the arts, politics and public administration. The program offers virtual internships and limited in-person positions.

  • Spring 2022 application deadline: Wednesday November 3, 2021
  • Summer 2022 application deadline: Wednesday March 16, 2022

Ready to apply? Contact Jeff Poulos to discuss the application process, cost and obtaining academic credits for this experience.

Earn academic credits for internships

If you and your internship meet the requirements for the University’s co-op program, you may be eligible for academic credits for your internship experience. You should work directly with your school / college’s career services office to determine if the Co-op program is right for you. To start, connect to your Rent a red hawk Account, then:


  • Information session on the Disney College program: Tuesday October 19, 10 am-10.30am, online.
  • Emotional Intelligence for College Students (Campus to Career): Wednesday October 20, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., online.
  • CART Employer Series: Sherwin Williams: Wednesday, October 20, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., online.
  • KPMG’s University Mentorship Program (Campus to Career): Thursday October 21, 10 am-11am, online.
  • Open days of the virtual doctoral school: Sunday, October 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., online.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) briefing: Wednesday, October 27, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., online.
  • CART Employer Series: Nickelodeon: Wednesday, October 27, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., online.

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