Career Services helps prepare students for internship, employment, and post-graduate opportunities through individual consultation and connecting students with employment opportunities. We prepare students to enter businesses, community organizations and schools where they can pursue rewarding careers.
Paul Quinn College provides the opportunity for eligible students to earn academic credit toward degree completion via internship experiences. Even if academic credit is not needed, the internship experience is invaluable to the development of students as servant leaders and as emerging professionals in their chosen fields.
Quinnites have interned for companies and organizations such as:
*Internship experiences which resulted in job offers
For more information on identifying and applying for an internship please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at
. Keep in mind that all internships designated for academic credit MUST be approved as credit earning PRIOR to the beginning of the internship.
Submit your résumé!
Are you résumé ready? Businesses and organizations contact Paul Quinn College on a regular basis to recruit students for employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities. Prepare your résumé and general cover letter and email it to
. Your submission will be reviewed to ensure you are indeed résumé ready.
As request from employers are received, your résumé will be reviewed to determine if you might be a good fit. If you are contacted for an interview, be sure to make updates to your résumé and cover letter so you specifically address the position for which you are being considered. Always have an extra printed résumé ready for the interview.
If you need assistance with your résumé, visit Student Support Services in the Student Union Building. Also, look out for upcoming workshops on résumé building and interview skills.
Resources for students
Information for potential employers and internship sites
If you are interested in identifying a current student to work as an intern or be recruited as an employee, please contact Kelsel Thompson, External Affairs at 214-379-5551 or
. Students can be placed in internships year round and are only limited by the student’s access to the location and your defined needs.
The following details are needed from you so we can assist in identifying the ideal student:
Proposed schedule and duration of opportunity
Paid or unpaid opportunity
Age or student status restrictions (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, graduate)
Application and notification process details
The College also hosts job fairs and interviews on campus. We invite you to join these efforts as another method for identifying superb talent for your business or organization. Please contact Kelsel Thompson for additional details and upcoming events.
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