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Posting Internships

Posting Internships

Portland State University is unable to post ANY internship that may discriminate based upon religion or any other protected class. Please refer to HB 2669, passed in 2013 which grants legal workplace protections to paid and unpaid interns.

Posting Paid Internships

  1. Create an employer account and post your internship directly to CareerConnect, our online job and internship database
  2. Upon review and approval of your internship, we will activate the position in CareerConnect
  3. Candidates will contact you directly just as they would for a permanent position.
  4. Select and hire the intern that best suits your needs.
  5. Review Best Practices for Hosting an Intern.
 
 

Posting Unpaid** Internships

**For-profit employers posting UNPAID internships, please see our Ethical Guidelines**

To Create a New Unpaid Internship:

  1. Create an employer account
  2. Click on New Job.
  3. Enter job information.
  4. Fields with an * indicate required information. Fill out as much information as possible to make the job posting complete.
  5. In the field "Posting Information" choose "Internship" for "Position Type."
  6. In the field, "Application Instructions," enter the procedure in which an applicant may apply for this position. Click on Save to update this information.
  7. Under the Posting Information section, there are two fields that you will need to review. In "Show Contact Information," if you select No, your contact information will not be available to potential employees. In "Allow Online Referrals," if you select Yes, students can submit their resume to you via this system (i.e., you will receive email notification of students' job applications and be able to view resumes on-line.

What to expect:

  1. Upon review and approval of your internship opportunity, we will post the position in CareerConnect, our online database.
  2. Candidates will contact you directly just as they would for a permanent position.
  3. Select and hire the intern that best suits your needs.
  4. Review Best Practices for Hosting an Intern.
 
 

Posting International Internships

Currently, IE3Global is our internship abroad partner and thus, PSU only sends students on internships pre-approved by IE3 Global. Consequently, we are only able to approve positions that fit those parameters at this time. Please visit the IE3 Global website for more information.

 
 

If you experience any difficulty signing in or working with CareerConnect, please email careerconnect@pdx.edu or call 503-725-4005, press "1" for support.

Have specific questions about internships? email Internships@pdx.edu