Student Resources

An internship is more than a job – it is an opportunity to learn through experience!

Ready to take the next step in your career path? An internship is a stepping stone to career success, where you can set objectives related to your goals and work under the supervision of an experienced professional to achieve them. By engaging in hands-on projects, making connections in your field, and exploring your intended career path, an internship can be the key to setting yourself up to launch your career after graduation!

Put your passion to work!

Explore FGCU’s official career management system. Visit the Eagle Career Network for internships & cooperative programs, full- and part-time opportunities, upcoming career fairs and events, exclusive workshops, networking opportunities, and more.

New opportunities show up every day, and it’s available 24/7 via web browser or mobile app, so you never have to miss out on that perfect career connection.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is an internship?

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  • What is a cooperative program?

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  • How can I find internship opportunities?

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  • How can I get academic credit for my internship?

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  • I need help registering my internship on Eagle Career Network.  

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  • What else can Eagle Career Network do for me?  

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  • How many hours of internship do I need to do?  

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  • How can I get my internship to count for the Soar in 4 program?  

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  • Can I intern outside of Fort Myers (in-state, out-of-state, international)?  

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Internship Courses

Looking to earn credit along with your internship opportunity? We’re here to help you navigate the process!

There are several ways to earn credit for an internship, including major courses, restricted electives, and free electives. If you are not sure who to contact or what courses to take, you can start with the ICP Office as FGCU’s central hub for internship information and resources!


Major Courses

Some majors have internship course requirements. Refer to the full list of programs provided below for more information.

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Restricted Electives

Some academic programs offer internship courses in the major as credit-earning options. To find out if this option is available, please consult your Academic Advisor

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Free Electives

Students whose degree requirements do not reach 120 credits may have room for free electives including COE 3948 Professional Internship or COE 4949 Cooperative Internship.

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Staff Directory

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Ashleigh Droz, MA
Director, Internships & Cooperative Programs
Phone: 239-745-4486
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Jon Argueta
Coordinator, Internships & Cooperative Programs
Phone: 239-745-4324
Bianca Masone
Bianca Masone, MBA  
Coordinator of Promotion and Outreach, Graphic Designer

We Are Here to Answer Your Questions.

Office of Internships & Cooperative Programs
239-745-4423 |
McTarnaghan Hall - 2nd Floor 
10501 FGCU Blvd. South, Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565