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Center for Pathway Experiences

Finding An Internship/Pathway Experience


Planning for an internship is appropriate at any time during your academic career. Some employers specify junior and senior students as candidates, while others hire freshman and sophomores. These specifications vary by employer. Check with your academic department regarding internship requirements that may exist.

Securing an internship or pathway experience can seem like a daunting and time consuming task. To help minimize the stress, we recommend the following steps:


Before you Apply: Find out more about tips and suggestions for improving your search results.


Searching for Opportunities: Resources both at Southern Miss and outside the University to assist you with securing an opportunity.


Additional Tips and Guidelines for Students: Additional resources such as housing concerns, paid versus unpaid and resources for specific populations.


Questions?: Contact our office to schedule an appointment to find out more.

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Center for Pathway Experiences
McLemore Hall, First Floor

Hattiesburg Campus

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