(The Endicott Experience feature aims to highlight our student-athletes’ internship experiences throughout their academic careers. The fourth installment of the Endicott Experience feature showcases our student-athletes and their fall 2016 semester-long internships. To read the first three installments of the Endicott Experience feature series click here - Fall 2015 | 2014-15 Internships | Internships Lead To Career Outcomes | Fall 2016 Semester-Long Internships)
BEVERLY, Mass. – Following the College’s philosophy to “learn by doing” through experiential learning, 103 of Endicott’s varsity and club student-athletes took part in winter break internships from December 22 to January 21.
Internship sites ranged from over 25 schools and universities, finance companies, professional sports organizations, nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and marketing firms, among others.
Highlighting the 103 internship placements were the following companies/organizations: Yale School of Nursing, Illinois Spine & Scoliosis Center, IMC Financial Markets, Albany International Airport, Harris Structural Engineering, and Lowell General Hospital, to name a few.
For a full list of the 103 winter break internship sites click here – 2016-17 Winter Break Internships.
FACTS THAT MATTER
- 98% of 2015 Endicott graduates were fully employed or attending graduate school
- 53% of students report that their full-time position was at a former internship site
- 42% of students study abroad in addition to completing two 120-hour internships (INT 100 and INT 200) for two credits each and one semester-long internship for 12 credits over 14 weeks.
THE ENDICOTT INTERNSHIP MODEL
Endicott College is a pioneer in requiring comprehensive internship experiences in every program of study for undergraduate students. A philosophy of "learning by doing" permeates the college curriculum in which students are encouraged to integrate theory and practice in all of their studies.
Through their experiences in internships students will be prepared to:
- Apply, integrate, and evaluate knowledge within a particular academic discipline
- Develop competencies for careers and community service
- Explore career options and gain field experience
- Foster personal growth through increased self-confidence, interpersonal skills, an understanding of self and others, and a heightened awareness of ethical standards
- Improve the ability to learn in a self-directed manner