Career Services & Internships
Castleton University leads the way in hands-on learning through our internships, practicums, and cooperative-education partnerships. Our signature combination of a strong career-focused, liberal arts education, and hands-on experience gets results. That's why Castleton is third in the nation for job placement among public colleges.
Connecting Students and Alumni with Opportunities
Whether you’re looking for help with your resume, an internship, seeking employment, or considering graduate school, our professional Career Services staff is here to help you explore your options, gain high-quality career-related experiences, and chart your path forward. Our Office of Career Services prepares you to successfully navigate from college to your career – whether you’re a current Spartan or a proud member of our alumni community.
Internships and Experiential Learning
Start building the skills you need for a successful career while in college. Castleton has strong partnerships with more than 400 community organizations, many of which offer internships and employment for our students. 72% of the Class of 2020 completed a work-related experience during their time at Castleton. 25% of these internships were paid. This is just one of the reasons why Castleton was ranked as the #1 best public college in Vermont for getting a job after graduation.
A sample of recent internships:
- Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
- Rutland County State’s Attorney Office
- Rutland Northwest School
- Homeless Prevention Center
- Vermont State Police
Learn more about internships and experiential learning opportunities →
Workshops & Events
The Office of Career Services hosts a variety of events throughout the year. This includes workshops for current students focused on resume and cover letters, job search and interviewing strategies, growing your LinkedIn presence, and more.
Other events include:
- A large career and graduate school fair that features more than 50 employers and graduate schools
- Focused career fairs specific to your major or academic department
- An alumni panel featuring Castleton graduates who are making a difference in the world
View a list of upcoming Career Services workshops and events →
College Central Network
We are proud to present College Central, an online portal that features jobs and internship opportunities from employers across Vermont and beyond that are available to Castleton students and alumni.
View open jobs and internships on College Central →
Meet Our Career Services Team
Castleton’s Career Services team is here to support you, from exploring options for your future career to connecting you with the resources necessary to achieve your goals.
Meet our Career Services Team →