Each year, hundreds of Ferris State University students gain valuable work experience through an internship. In fact, 70 percent of 2014-15 graduates from a bachelor’s or advanced degree program participated in an internship in their fields. The experience of an internship also can confirm or redirect career decision-making, provide marketability, develop people skills, and enhance classroom learning. Many academic programs require an internship, but the experience is encouraged regardless to provide students with a better understanding of what will be expected of them in the workplace.
Ferris students participate in various internships in a variety of locations each summer. Here are just a few examples of their excellent work: