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Internships


Get Ahead With Internships

Internships are a great way to gain hands-on experience in your field and earn academic credit. They also help you build skills that prepare you to thrive professionally. Guilford connects you with professional mentors at businesses, organizations, and agencies, as well as with expert faculty sponsors who will help you achieve your specific goals.

Guilford internships provide opportunities for you to:

  • Gain profound insights as you connect classroom learning to real-world experience
  • Pursue a new area of interest and explore potential career fields
  • Build experience and skills in your chosen career field
  • Develop your professional network

Internships are open to all eligible students and alumni. Get more information.


Put Guilford Interns to Work for You

Do you represent a business, agency, or organization looking for high-quality interns? Guilford College students participate in internships during all parts of the academic calendar, including summer break. Our students are known as critical thinkers and effective communicators. 

Find out how to list an internship at Guilford through Handshake, and check out these helpful tips for hosting an internship. You can also contact Director of Integrated Career Advising Karrie Manson at 336.316.2148.


Laying Groundwork

Zach Lindsey '17 and Joe Metts '17 interned with the Greensboro Swarm, helping the Charlotte Hornets affiliate prepare for the season.

Creating a Secure Future

Cyber and Network Security major Sara Steinbach '17 gained hands-on experience through a summer internship with Greensboro-based Secure Designs Inc., a national provider of managed internet security.

Starting Difficult Discussions

Mahmoud Henderson ’19 and Grace Bostic ’19 taught children about the racial history of Wilmington, N.C., during internships with the Cape Fear River Watch.


Experience Matters

Internships at Guilford


In this student-authored blog, Guilford students share their experiences as interns working for major athletics conferences, NPR affiliates, the happiest place on Earth, and more! Hear it from their point of view and imagine what Guilford College can do to prepare you for your dream career.