Internship Benefits

If you are a General Studies major and interested gaining experience before you graduate, consider an internship.

Interning gives students valuable experience and knowledge before they graduate. Did you know about 75 percent of all U.S. undergraduate students will complete an internship prior to graduation? Internships help you gain an advantage in a competitive job market. You can earn 4 to 8 elective credits through the Cooperative Work Experience Seminar.

In recent semesters, CCRI students have completed internships at the following:


  • State and Local police departments
  • Radio stations
  • Kent County Courthouse Probation and Parole
  • Non-profit agencies
  • NBC 10
  • Rhode Island Film Office
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Providence Bruins
  • Rhode Island Monthly Magazine
  • Public Defenders Office
  • Attorney General’s Office
  • The Institute for Non-Violence
  • Disney World
  • WBZ T.V.
  • Rhode Island Economic Development

These are just some of the examples. We will help you find the internship that fits your major.

For more information call 825-2322 or fill out our Contact Form and a coordinator will contact you to make an appointment.

More Information

For more information call 401-825-2322 or fill out our Contact Form and a career coordinator will contact you to make an appointment.

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Last Updated: 6/20/17