Career Services is offering virtual appointments Monday–Thursday, March 27-30 – scheduled via Buff Portal Advising (undergrads) or LiveChat (grad students/alumni) – and will be closed Friday, March 31. There are no office hours or workshops over the break.
Use our free online tools for help with major and career exploration, job and internship search, resumes, interview prep, skill building and more.
The CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE) Program was established in 2006 to connect students interested in civic engagement with paid summer internships at non-profits and government agencies. PIIE was the first of its kind among public universities in the nation and has become increasingly competitive since its first summer. Now in its 18th year, PIIE has provided more than 100 internships in fields ranging from animal welfare to education, health, law, sustainability and more.
Applications for summer 2023 have closed.
Once students submit their full application, they will be initially reviewed by the PIIE board to identify potential candidates. Successful applications will then be sent to host organizations. Employers will then contact candidates to set up interviews.
By the middle of March, all PIIE internships will have offers made and accepted. The CU PIIE director will work with applicants who do not receive an internship offer by providing resources that may help them in their future .
In order to be eligible for a CU PIIE internship, a student must
If you are a recipient of a CU PIIE internship, you must be able to
The CU PIIE Advisory Board reserves the right to refuse any internship based on the consensus of the committee.