Host an Externship
The ExternsEverywhere program connects students with alumni and friends of Denison for job-shadow experiences (aka. Externships). These externships help students choose their career path by providing invaluable insight into the “real world”.
Students are able to network with and shadow successful professionals at reputable companies, in highly-desirable cities, and within many industries including; sales, finance, legal, marketing, public relations, medical, consulting, non-profit, fine arts, education and many more.
To post an Externship
Create an externship description and post on your Handshake account:
Why Offer an Externship?
- Support the career development of Denison students
- Promote your organization to potential future interns and full-time employees
- Low investment in time and resources for a meaningful connection with students
Help Us Find More Externship Hosts
If you are interested in helping grow the externship program, but you personally are not able to host a student, you can either…
- Connect with CE&D to someone within your organization who can offer an externship.
- Connect CE&D to other alumni you know in your city who may be able to offer and externship.
Frequently Asked Questions
An externship is a short-term opportunity, which typically lasts one to two days while internships vary in length and last for longer periods of time.
No. Unlike some internships, externships do not usually offer pay or academic credit.
Optional. Students are expected to pay their own way. If possible, most students would probably appreciate financial support for their food and travel expenses.
CE&D staff will be happy to share the expectations and best practices from existing externship hosts. Many of the resources provided above will help, but feel free to call CE&D at 740-587-6656 to discuss your specific situation.
For more information about the Externship program, please contact Zach Pavol.