Employers are encouraged to contact Jen Hough at the Professional Development Center at (724) 946-7339 or houghja@westminster.edu  to arrange internship opportunities.


Internships may be served during:

  • Fall Semester
  • Semester Break (Dec. - Jan.)
  • Spring Semester
  • Summer
  • Mid-April through Mid-May (certain departments)


Students may earn one to four semester hours of credit, although most earn four. (1 credit hour = 40 hours of work)

Compensation for an intern is at the discretion of the sponsor. Some internships are unpaid, some provide a stipend to compensate students' expenses, and others provide an hourly wage.


Sponsors are expected to provide:

  • Significant and suitable work
  • Regular supervision
  • Formal evaluation
  • Instruction through example

Contact Jennifer Hough at houghja@westminster.edu or at (724) 946-7339 to find out how to post internship, full-time and part-time job opportunities through the Handshake platform.