96% of Rochester students will complete at least one internship while they are at Rochester. Additionally, 77% of students will participate in undergraduate research. The Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center assists students through a variety of resources including individual appointments to find internships all over the world.
Annually about 150 diverse employers participate in on-campus recruiting and in the career and internship fairs. Additional employer-to-student connections are made via “Career and Internship Connection” events in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C.; through the hundreds of postings on the Career Center’s website; and through participation in regional job fairs.
Companies where students have completed internships and often continued on to employment include
Apple, Boeing, Goldman Sachs, Google, Dow Chemical, Intel, IBM, JP Morgan, and Microsoft.
University of Rochester is committed to helping students obtain internships to help them gain experience. The resources offered assist students in knowing what kind of internships they are looking for, locating effective internship search engines, and helping with resumes and cover letters. Step-by-step, the University of Rochester is there for its students. Students have interned at Lockheed Martin, Boeing, IBM, Microsoft, Abbott Laboratories, and Dow Chemical Company, among others.