In addition to providing practical experience and networking opportunities, Internships have traditionally provided the “foot in the door” for graduates. The Office of Vocation & Calling and faculty are available to assist with searching for potential Internship sites. You can schedule an appointment through Handshake using your Houghton College username and password to log in.

Schedule An Appointment

Students can find the needed Forms on the Registrar’s Office Website; for those seeking academic credit for an Internship in the Business & Economics Department or Psychology & Criminal Justice Department, you can complete the Internship Agreement Forms through Handshake (instructions are below).

For students in Business & Economics or Psychology & Criminal Justice Departments:

Direct Link:

From desktop view:

1.       Log into Handshake

2.       Select “Career Services” in the upper right-hand corner

3.       Select the “Experiences” button

4.       Click the blue “Request an Experience” button

From the mobile app:

1.       Select “Account” in bottom right-hand corner

2.       Select “Career Center” at the top 

3.       Select “Experiences” button

4.       Choose “Create Experience” option

If you have trouble logging in or if you have trouble scheduling an appointment once logged in, please contact the Office of Vocation and Calling at or 585.567.9622.