Paid Internship Program (Employers)

Internships allow employers to fill their staffing needs and preview future talent, while students gain real-world work experience.

Benefits of Hiring an Intern

  • Access to a pool of well trained and highly motivated student employees
  • Reduction of training and recruitment costs; increased employee retention
  • Observation of student's on-the-job performance prior to hiring permanently
  • Opportunity to directly influence future members of the local workforce
  • Establish relationships with a network of Southwest students and faculty who can serve as goodwill ambassadors for your company

How to Participate

Please complete the Employer Online Application. For more information, contact Cortney Ward at


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