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Internships are similar to short-term jobs that are related to your academic and career interests. They typically last three to six months and give you an opportunity to get work experience and academic credit at the same time. Students gain knowledge and experience in their field of interest, and they network with potential employers. Many employers offer jobs to individuals who have completed an internship with them. Internships also are great resume builders.
How Do You Acquire an Internship
There are many ways to get an internship, especially in a city as large as Sioux City. Your academic advisor is a great place to start, and the Career Services counselor is also available. Other options are the alumni connections in your area of interest. You can take the initiative yourself to contact companies and ask if they have internship programs. In addition to the many internship opportunities in Sioux City, past Morningside students have interned at national locations.
Internships and Externships
American Cancer Society
Bandits football team
Beef Products Inc.
Center for Neurosciences, Orthopedics, and Spine
Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Dakota County Victim Assistance
Great West Casualty Co.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
KTIV-TV, KCAU-TV, KMEG-TV
Local campaign headquarters for political candidates
March of Dimes
MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center
Musketeers hockey team
Sioux City Explorers baseball team
LifeServe Blood Center
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center
Woodbury County Attorney’s Office
Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA
Sioux City Human Rights Commission
Third Judicial District Juvenile Court
Sioux City College Access Network
Buy Fresh Buy Local
Food Bank of Siouxland
United Way of Siouxland
Mary J. Treglia Community House
Opportunities for Internships and Externships
Our internship and externship programs are extremely successful with more openings than we are able to place. Students have taken positions with congressional offices, within federal government, working on political campaigns, at non-profits, national advocacy organizations, and much more. Here are a few examples of internship and externship opportunities in Siouxland.
Schedule an Appointment at the Krone Center
Morningside University uses Handshake to connect students find possible internships and externships, schedule an appointment at the Krone Center, and to give students a common area to display their resume. Check it out below!