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Internships

At Furman, internships are considered a part of the academic learning process. You’ll use your internship to gain knowledge and skills by applying your classroom experiences and pursuing your interests.

Three-quarters of our students will intern at least once during their 4 years, and two-thirds will complete more than one internship, which helps accelerate their success post-Furman. You can take advantage of faculty-led internship courses; one-on-one tailored advising with the Internship Office to help explore opportunities that fit your goals and interests; develop resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, prep for interviews and more; apply for our Summer Fellowship Funding process to support unpaid, full-time experiences; and network with our alumni, parents, and friends.

Freeman Fellowship

Thanks to a grant from the Freeman Foundation, which is subject to renewal each year, this fellowship provides up to 16 students with an opportunity to intern in Southeast Asia each summer and is available to each class year including graduating seniors. Information regarding the 2023 application process will be announced in Fall 2022. Please note: Furman will not fund travel to countries listed as a Level 4 on the US State Department Travel Advisory. Travel to countries listed as a Level 3 will require students to petition the Office of the Provost.

Summer Internship Fellowship

Students may apply for a fellowship for unpaid or low paid full-time (i.e., 35-40 hours for 8-12 weeks or 280-320 hours over the course of the summer) internships. Here is what you Need to Know about the Summer Internship Fellowship process. Here are the steps you Need to Do to apply for the Summer Internship Fellowship.

Summer Fellowship Process

Information regarding the 2023 Summer Fellowship Application process will be posted in Fall 2022.

For information on other fellowships and scholarship opportunities, see Furman’s list of Nationally Competitive, Scholarships, Fellowships & Grants.

If you have any questions, please contact the Internship Office.

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Finding an Internship

Get started on your search for an internship. Find internships anywhere through our community, alumni connections, and on-line resources.

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Applying for Internships

Get help with preparing your application materials from resume and cover letters to LinkedIn profiles and interview practice.

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Summer Internship Fellowships

Furman has one of the few programs in the country that helps support students with unpaid or low paid summer internships by providing Summer Fellowship Funding.

Apply for a Fellowship

Freeman Fellowships

The Freeman Fellowship supports students who want to complete a full-time international internship in East and Southeast Asia.

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Academic Credit

Learn your department's internship course requirements.

Get academic credit for an internship

Employer Resources

We regularly engage community partners, alumni, parents and other key stakeholders to help provide meaningful internship experiences for our students.

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Faculty Resources

The Internship Office is available to meet with you and your students to share internship opportunities that meet academic department requirements, along with details about the Summer Fellowship Funding process.

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72
of students have completed at least one internship during their four years at Furman
240
students received summer fellowship internship funding
91
of students participate in at least one experience (internship, study away or research)

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