All College of Liberal Arts students are encouraged to complete at least one internship during their time at Auburn. Students gain invaluable professional experience through local, regional, national and international internships.  Employers favor applicants who have practical experience outside of the classroom. There are many internship opportunities for College of Liberal Arts students and, in fact, some programs require their students to complete an internship before graduating.  Contact your department, school or program for more information.


Art and Art History

Communication & Journalism (required)

Community and Civic Engagement

Communication Disorders



Foreign Languages and Literatures

Health Administration (required) 




Political Science


Public Administration

Social Work



The Auburn University Career Center can provide additional information about career opportunities, including internships. Visit the Auburn University Career Center for more information.


Auburn on the Hill

Auburn University also offers Auburn on the Hill, a program which connects students with prestigious congressional internships in Washington, DC. 


Auburn Intern Housing Initiative

The College of Liberal Arts offers a new internship housing initiative in Washington, DC for students interning in the area. With housing costs in DC approaching $4,000, summer internships both paid and unpaid are often unavailable to otherwise highly qualified but financially challenged students.  Students may apply to live with host families in the D.C. area during the 4-10 week summer term.  For more details, download the summer housing initiative flyer or contact Dr. Giovanna Summerfield, associate dean for educational affairs, at or 334-844-5151. 

Last Updated: June 22, 2017