Internship & Career Development Office

The primary mission of the Career Services and Internship Office at Marymount California University is to provide opportunities for career exploration in order to assist students in developing their career plans. To fulfill this mission, career services will provide career counseling, resources, strategies, programs, workshops/webinars, job search and interview preparation, self-assessment tools, graduate school information, and recruiting activities.

Internship/Practicum Coordination Internships and Practica are structured learning experiences in a work setting that involve a partnership between a student, Marymount California University, and a particular company/organization. In an internship/practicum, a student will bridge and strengthen the connection between education and career. Through the involvement in an internship/practicum experience, the student will build career development skills and strategies in the four major career management areas:

• Self-Assessment – access to tools and resources to connect student interests and traits to majors, occupations, industries and companies.
• Professional Credentials – access to workshops/webinars to develop professional resumes, cover letters and interview skills.
• Networking – introducing a comprehensive approach to one of the most important ingredients in establishing a successful career. Students will connect with alumni, social networks and partnered employers to create a lasting career network.
• The Job Marketplace – introduce leading edge strategies and resources to navigate the complex terrain of companies and organizations to identify appropriate employers and culture to achieve a thriving career.

Your Four-Year Experiential Education Plan

Service Learning Study Abroad Practicum Internship
Practicum Practicum Internship Capstone

Student Learning

In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

Student Achievement

Students bring a rich array of talents and interests, leading to many forms of student achievement at MCU. What will you achieve? A distinctive Capstone presentation, surely. What else? Let MCU support your exploration and growth. Discover your interests. Develop your talents. And let your achievements shine.