Creating Co-Curricular Learning Opportunities Through On-Campus Internships

Creating Co-Curricular Learning Opportunities Through On-Campus Internships

April 12, 2018 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.EST

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Learn how you can provide applied learning opportunities without the common hurdles associated with traditional internship programs.

Learn how your institution can provide valuable internship experiences (without the logistical hassles) by offering them on-campus. This training will highlight Clemson’s University Professional Internship Cooperative (UPIC) program that aligns student learning outcomes with working experiences on campus. Clemson University has found that students who participate in UPIC are 20% more likely to have a job offer upon graduation. We will focus on how Clemson developed their on-campus internships through a three-phase process and how you can adapt similar practice/techniques to your own campus.

Who Should Attend

This webcast will be beneficial to higher education professionals who are involved in or oversee student internships. This may include career services professionals, student affairs leadership, and academic leaders


  • The Impact of Clemson’s UPIC Program
  • Overcoming Challenges with Traditional Internships
  • Anatomy of Clemson’s UPIC Program
  • Advice for Getting Started on Your Campus


June 26, 2013 - Studio. Staff head & shoulder shots of University Professional Internship & Co-Op (UPIC)

Troy D. Nunamaker, M.Ed., MHRD

Chief Solutions Officer, Center for Career and Professional Development, UPIC program (University Professional Internship and Cooperative)
Clemson University

Troy serves as the Chief Solutions Officer for Clemson’s nationally ranked Center for Career and Professional Development. Troy’s path to Clemson University (Clemson, SC) from his undergraduate studies at Wittenberg University (Springfield, OH) began with a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling - Student Affairs. Since joining the Clemson Family, Troy has earned another Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership – Higher Ed. with a focus on experiential education. He has served at Clemson since 2000 and has had programs featured in such national publications as NACE Journal, The Chronical of Higher Education, Leadership Exchange - NASPA, Inside Higher Ed, and Money Magazine. His responsibilities as a professional have ranged from cultivating corporate partnerships for career services and the Division of Student Affairs and managing the Center’s various on-campus, off-campus, and international internship offerings to developing new strategies and blueprints for keeping career services effective and relevant for all current and future constituents.

Questions About the Event?

Elizabeth Hubbell
Program Manager, Academic Impressions

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