Internships in Central SC

Opportunities to Kickstart Your Career

Central SC is dedicated to providing resources to help young professionals find internships that will develop knowledge, skills, and values. Our universities and colleges have a plethora of internship resources and opportunities for students to maximize their potential. Internships range in skill level and subject matter, plus resources for finding internships and jobs are listed in order to expand students’ networks. Stop searching and start diving into your future career in Central SC. 


Best City to Start a Career, Columbia, SC


most-educated MSA in the state


enrolled in higher education


of hires come from recruiters’ internship and co-op programs

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Connecting Students & Employers

The Carolina Internship and Co-op program serves as a structured learning component to help you enrich your career planning and preparation through facilitated analysis and reflection of your experience. The goal is to enhance your understanding and awareness of your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities you develop to aid in your full-time job searching and your lifelong career management.

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Build Your Network

Are you interested in meeting the movers and shakers who lead Columbia’s business community, learning about everything the Columbia region has to offer, and networking with interns and associates from companies across the area? If you are (or will be) an intern at an organization in the Columbia area in Summer 2021, Capture Columbia is for you! Presented by COR and the Midlands Business Leadership Group (MBLG), this is your chance to take a deep dive into the Cola community while building personal and professional relationships that can help you land a job and build a career.

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Getting An Early Start

While most may associate internships as being most beneficial for college students, high schoolers are also taking advantage of programs in their districts to help them get an early start on their future careers.

The Value of Internships

Curious how an internship could help your current or future career opportunities? Check out these special messages from current and former interns on their experiences as part of our celebration of National Internship Awareness Month.

Find Your Internship

Ready to kickstart your career in Central SC? Browse our internships to take the next step in finding your dream career path.

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