Career Services & Internships


Meruelo Family Center for Career Development

Career counseling and career development services, self-assessments, workshops, presentations for academic departments, career fairs, and mock interviews, in addition to other services.

Internship Opportunities

Students are encouraged to seek out an internship after their second year of study. Internships are encouraged during the summer, but may also substitute for credit towards a degree. Please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Elyse Speaks and your advisor to enroll. Download the Internship Approval Form.

Silicon Valley Semester
The University of Notre Dame Silicon Valley Semester Program (SVS) provides an off-campus study program for students interested in a semester-long experience in Silicon Valley, the global center for technological innovation and home to the most dynamic and exciting tech corporations and startups. in addition to the coursework, each student will take part in an experiential learning opportunity through a paid part-time (20-25 hours per week), credit-bearing (3 S/U internship at a Bay Area company.

Summer Service Learning Program
The Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP) offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves for eight weeks at a non-profit organization. Sponsored by Notre Dame. Alumni clubs across the country, SSLP students serve a wide range of placements related to healthcare, homelessness, immigration, education, and more.

Funding for internships can be found in Award & Grant Opportunities.


Meruelo Family Center for Career Development

GCS endeavors to engage, develop and empower graduate students in pursuit of their career and professional development goals as the next generation of global innovators, educators, and leaders.