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In recent years, internships have taken Marist students across the globe, absorbing a variety of cultures, applying their traditional coursework, and preparing themselves for their professional careers. Our services have paired students with internships in:

  • The Hudson River Valley Region
  • New York City
  • Albany (State Capital)
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Paris, France
  • Madrid, Spain
  • And multiple other locations abroad!

Whether you are interested in staying local or wanderlust is pushing you to travel abroad, Marist can provide the perfect internship opportunity for your geographical preferences and your personal and professional interests.

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School of Communication and the Arts

The School of Communication and the Arts at Marist provides a number of internship opportunities for students within its departments. Students from a variety of departments have completed recent internships toward their chosen field, including:

  • Art & Digital Media
  • Communication
  • Fashion
  • Film, TV, Games, and Emerging Media

Students from the School of Communication and the Arts have completed internships with well-known companies which have given students the opportunities to practically apply their studies within a professional environment. Some of the companies with which Marist Communications and the Arts students have interned include:

  • Hearst Corporation
  • Harpers Bazaar
  • Conde Nast
  • Glamour Magazine
  • Allure Magazine
  • Madison Square Garden Company
  • Marvel Entertainment 
  • MTV Networks
  • Nickelodeon
  • ABC News
  • CBS Sports
  • Dateline NBC
  • BCBG
  • Chanel
  • Coach
  • Michael Kors

School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Marist's School of Computer Science and Mathematics has maintained long-standing corporate partnerships and professional relationships with a variety of organizations. These partnerships provide the School's students with the greatest opportunities for internships and other career-centric learning environments, as well as the best professional connections to drive their career path. Some of the partnerships which have resulted in successful internship opportunities for Computer Science and Mathematics students include:

  • Enterprise Computing Research Laboratory
  • Software Defined Network Laboratory
  • Enterprise Computing Community
  • Greystone Program for High School Students and Teachers
  • Institute for Data Center Professionals
  • IBM
  • New York State Cloud Computing and Analytics Center

School of Liberal Arts

In the School of Liberal Arts at Marist, over 50% of its students complete an internship during the undergraduate years, and it is not uncommon for these students complete multiple internships in a variety of settings. Many SLA students choose to take advantage of the Marist in Manhattan progra, where recent students within the School have interned at Pegasus Press and Us Magazine.

Some students choose to remain local, interning at Hudson Valley Magazine, or they choose to explore national possibilities, interning with Marie Claire. History students have interned with the United States Embassy in Madrid. Political Science students have interned with the Office of the Attorney General in Poughkeepsie. Modern Langauges and Cultures students have traveled to Paris and Madrid for their internships. For every Liberal Arts student at Marist College, the far-reaching dreams of working abroad in their chosen field or finding their perfect career right here in the Hudson Valley become more than possible. 

School of Management

Internship opportunities for students within the School of Management are essential to their post-undergraduate success. The internships provided by Marist give students the opportunity to see first-hand what a profession is like. They can begin to practically apply their more theoretical coursework in an exciting, fast-paced learning environment. Students from each of the School's departments have completed internships which have developed their skills and bolstered their professional resume, including:

  • Department of Economics, Accounting, and Finance
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Public and Nonprofit Management
  • Department of Organization and the Environment

School of Management students are given the opportunity to intern at companies which will undoubtedly provide valuable career experience, including:

  • American Express
  • Merrill Lynch
  • PepsiCo
  • IBM

School of Science

Internships within the School of Science are often referred to as field or clinical experiences. This is because these students thrive when given the opportunity to apply the theoretical skill learned in the classroom to "real-world" situations. For some of the majors within the School, an internship or field experience is required to complete the degree. Fields like Environmental Science and Policy and Medical Technology require at least some amount of practical application to continue on to graduate programs or professional environments. Field experiences also eliminate some of the initial nerves of "diving right in," which can be incredibly helpful for students in these departments. School of Science students have interned at a number of local and national facilities, including:

  • Biosphere II in Arizona
  • RPI Department of Chemistry
  • Institute of Ecosystem Studies
  • National Park Service
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Central Hudson Gas and Electric
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Smithonian Environmental Research Center

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, internship opportunities abound because, for several of the departments, some form of fieldwork is required to complete the degrees. This is because fieldwork experience in paths like Education, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Social Work make all the difference when it comes time for students to take their first steps into the "real world." We ensure Marist students are more than prepared to take those steps with confidence. 

The Criminal Justice Department offers over 75 internship opportunities throughout the area, allowing students to form professional relationships with our local, state, and federal partners. Interns experience first-hand opportunities to put their collegiate training into action. Some of our partners for the Criminal Justice internship program include:

  • New York City Police Department
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Family Services Center for Victim Safety and Support   
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

"Rich Field Experience" programs are central to Marist's teacher preparation. Fieldwork begins within the first year of the program and continues throughout all four years. Students develop the strength to take initiative in their path, ultimately determining where they complete their Field Experience. The ever-vigilant Education Department is always helping to secure soon-to-be teachers with the best possible fieldwork environment for their preferences and interests.

Psychology Department students at Marist also have a wide range of internship opportunities provided to them, and our faculty is determined to place them in the proper environment for their desired path and interests. Psychology students have interned and apprenticed at a number of accredited facilities, including:

  • American Board of Sport Psychology
  • Yale Infant Cognition Center
  • New York District Attorney's Office

Senior Social Work students at Marist are required to complete a year-long fieldwork practicum. This is comprised of at least 400 hours of field experience at a local social service agency. Our partnerships allow students to be placed in the internship environments best suited to their personal interests, including:

  • Aging (Alzheimer's Association, Dutchess County Office for the Aging, et al)
  • Child and Family Services (Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh, Center for Prevention of Child Abuse, et al)
  • Developmental Disabilities (Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County, Abilities First, et al)
  • Mental Health (Astor Counceling Services, MHA Teen Challenge and Young Adult Program, et al)
  • Schools (Dutchess BOCES, Highland Central School District, et al)