Why Intern?

Internships help you to:

  • Compete in the job market
  • Learn more about your field of study
  • Apply knowledge learned in the classroom
  • Gain valuable work experience before graduation
  • Identify career goals
  • Acquire experience and skills that will enhance career growth and development
  • Bring information back to the classroom and provide feedback on real-life case studies
  • Combine career-related work experience with academic course work
  • Work on programs & with equipment not available on the college campus
  • Establish contacts & begin networking for future job employment
  • Develop confidence and learn to interact professionally with peers
  • Build a career-oriented work record & Explore options within your major field


  • 30+ Semester hours completed
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must have declared a major
  • Must have position within major/minor
  • Register for co-op class and pay tuition
  • Apply the semester Prior to desired internship/co-op to begin required paperwork
  • Must work the entire semester
  • Complete the required assignments
  • Additional Requirements vary by department


To schedule an appointment with Kurt Krause, Coordinator of Internships and Experiential Learning, please email (kkrause5@twu.edu) or call (940) 898-4105.

Page last updated 4:10 PM, March 6, 2018