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Internship Program

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Get ready to take control of your career.


Whether you are an Indiana Wesleyan University student or Indiana startup, this website provides all the information you need to apply for the Lilly grant-funded internship program of IWU. This website also offers valuable resources for employers and students regarding ways to maximize the internship experience.

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Indiana Startups

We give Indiana startups the chance to hire an IWU student as an intern at no cost to you the employer. Thanks to a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment, Indiana Wesleyan will pay a student to work for your business. We are looking for startups that are growing and have strong potential for creating jobs right here in Indiana. We highly value the student experience, so we are also looking for startups who can give students an internship with meaningful work and transferable skills. 

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Internship Opportunities for
IWU Students

These unique opportunities allow IWU students the chance to work at Indiana startup businesses and see first-hand what it takes for entrepreneurs to be successful. Students will have the chance to see many sides of a young business and learn valuable skills with real-world experience ensuring that they stay ahead of the competition.

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Career Development at IWU

Internships are a wonderful opportunity to jump start your career, but they are just a part of the many services we offer in our Career Development Office. We can help with resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, career coaching, LinkedIn, professional headshots and more!

Visit our Career Development Website »

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Intern Testimonial

"The best experience so far is all of the different programs I have learned. From Serpstat, Adobe, Active Campaign, and many more. I have enjoyed learning everything at my internship. I will take away the experience and knowledge on how to create effective marketing materials that are focused on the consumer, not the business and how to create something with a great design."
~Amanda Gray: Fusion Creative


“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

— Benjamin Franklin

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Intern Testimonial

"I think the best part of this internship so far has just been the ability to work with a team—using my skill set to help complete a project. Stretching my skills and what I am comfortable with, along with meeting lots of new people has also been great."
~ Lauren Dafoe: Marion Design Co.