The Career Center supports substantive on-campus experiential learning through the Temple University Internship Program (TUIP). Temple University departments provide engaging experiential learning, students develop valuable skills and utilize knowledge from the classroom while building strong campus connections, and the Career Center offers resources and support for students, faculty, and staff throughout.

Timeline for Fall 2024 TUIP

  • Attend Prospective Supervisor Info Session (in-person or online) - Sign up here:
    • May 15 (10:30 am to 11:30 am)
    • May 16 (10:30 am - 11:30 am)
    • June 6 (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
  • June – July: Attend Handshake Orientations (by appointment)
  • By July 1 2024: Hiring managers or supervisors (faculty/staff) post TUIP internships on Handshake
  • July 1-29, 2024: Students apply for TUIP internships in Handshake
  • July – August: Attend Supervisor Orientations
  • August - early September: Departments interview and hire students
  • September 13, 2024: Students must be officially hired and added to payroll (at the latest)
  • Week of September 23, 2024: First week of TUIP internship (at the latest)
  • October, November 2024: Career Center provides professional development workshops to TUIP interns
  • Early December 2024: End of internship (dependent upon funding); Interns and supervisors submit evaluations

Requirements for departments to participate in TUIP

  • The  internship should be for approximately 10-15 hours a week and the department pays at least $10 an hour.
  • The internship must have specific goals and objectives, including an opportunity to contribute to a significant portion of a project or research. For example: A student updating data analysis for an existing program or a student managing a contest campaign for an existing social media platform.
  • The internship must connect to the student’s academic or career interests.
  • Supervisors/mentors must share constructive weekly or bi-weekly feedback with the intern on their performance.
  • The student will evaluate and reflect on their TUIP experience. Supervisors will also evaluate their interns.
  • Students are NOT able to receive credit for their TUIP internships.
  • Students may work remotely, in-person, and/or hybrid, under direction of their supervisor. Interns must have a designated workspace if they are in the office.

TUIP Hiring Process

  • TUIP Internship supervisors/mentors post the internships on Handshake for students to apply.
  • After the application deadline, supervisors review all applications.
  • TUIP supervisors manage the interview process by selecting students to interview, scheduling interviews, and extending the internship offer.
  • After selecting the best candidate, supervisors or hiring managers match the intern’s information in Taleo for the intern to log hours and to get paid.

There are two (2) ways you can fund the internship listed under the funding section below.

TUIP Marketing to Students

After staff and faculty have posted their TUIP internships on Handshake, the university-wide internship and job posting system, the Career Center will help promote internships to targeted groups of undergraduate students.

If you have any questions about TUIP or posting on Handshake, please reach out to the Associate Director of Internships and Experiential Learning Holly Logan at

TUIP Funding