Advantages for Students

Get a Jump Start on Your Career - According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, six out of 10 internships lead to a permanent position.

  • A free, convenient, one-application process to reach 150+ companies across Virginia.
  • Excellent opportunity for hands-on experience related to the student's field of study.
  • Upon completion of their internship, students receive a Certificate of Completion signed by Governor McAuliffe.
  • Ability to search for internship opportunities via Virginia region or distance from any specified address.
  • Ability to check companies' profiles and indicate an interest in specific internship opportunities or companies.
  • Submitted applications are always available for update, and roll over from one year to the next.  Students don't have to reapply each year. 
  • Access to free and informative webcasts posted on the CSIIP.
  • Press releases about the internship can be sent to the student's hometown newspaper.