Internship Program

Internship Placement Form for Businesses – career-based experiences can add considerable value to your Polk State education and a “wow factor” to your resume. Volunteering, job shadowing, and internships are some of the most well-known ways to gain career-based experiences.

On this site, you will find information to help you determine if an Internship is right for you and how to pursue it.

Start by getting a good idea of what internships include. See “What is an internship?” below and use the Internship Handbook for information to find the career-based experience that is right for you.

Enroll on Polk State’s Handshake site to access additional career resources and use the links below to guide you through this process.

Veteran Students

If you are a Veteran, we have career and internship assistance tailored to meet your needs.  Click here for a list of services and resources developed to help you successfully launch your civilian career!

Information for Business Partners/Placement Sites

Information for Students

Internship Assistance for Students with Disabilities

If you need more information or would like to discuss how a Polk State internship may fit into your education and career plan, please contact Matina Wagner, Internship Coordinator, at