Local and National Internships


Local and National Internships


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Handshake Local and national employers are seeking qualified student interns to assist with daily activities and special projects. Internships provide students with opportunities to gain professional experience and explore career options. Students are encouraged to secure their own internship or apply to some of the many opportunities posted on the Handshake website. This exciting new job & internship posting platform can be accessed on your computer or mobile device by logging on to: https://coastal.joinhandshake.com/.

Career Shift

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CareerShift is a job-search, employer information site brought to you by the Coastal Carolina University Career Services Center. This web service is available for Coastal Carolina University students, alumni, and staff. All authorized users must login and create an account using their CCU email address. This site contains information about employment opportunities, internships and potential employers. To login click here

Washington Internship Institute

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Washington D.C. The Washington Internship Institute's semester-long academic internship program is carefully designed to provide college juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students with practical, hands-on experience and academically rigorous courses emphasizing public service, leadership, and professional development. As a student at WII, you’ll spend four full days per week at your internship site and one day taking classes in one of four specialized tracks. CCU offers special tuition accommodations for full-time student participants. For more information click here »

United Nations Youth Corps

Georgetown Rise Internships

The UN Georgetown RISE Youth Corps initiative is a high impact, transformative learning program centered on giving students real life skills and experiences on sustainable development in Georgetown County with an integrated teaching/learning component that links local sustainable development to the global agenda. 

Students will work on a project or internship in the county as designated by county leaders – public and private.  CCU faculty will oversee the experiences/internships/projects with county officials. These experiences will be combined with classroom discussions led by CCU instructor(s) with special lectures from county leaders on sustainable development and coastal resilience. These experiences include a stipend of $1,000-$1,250.00 paid in two installments during the semester. For more information and to apply click here.


Karen Arnie
Director of Internships, Service Learning, and Employer Engagement
Career Services Center
Lib Jackson Student Union A203