DSU’s internship program offers students hands-on learning in a professional environment that is directly related to their degree. Employers have an opportunity to connect with motivated students, and it is well documented that companies around the world often recruit from their pool of talented interns. Visit our internship page to learn why completing an internship is a critical step in your college education and career development. The purpose of an internship is to gain relevant work experience, to apply skills and knowledge learned in school, and to gain exposure to jobs within your industry. Internships should generally be a stepping stone into your future career.