Career Services and Internships/Externships

While Lincoln University makes no explicit or implied guarantee of job placement for graduates, it does provide career guidance. In each semester, the Director of Student Services conducts workshops on job search skills, including resume-writing and interviewing techniques. Special externship coordinators help DI students to find externships and monitor their work.

By arriving at an early decision regarding career directions, students are able to make the most of their academic programs. Students get individual help in career exploration, advice and critique on resumes, and help in determining job objective. Students also have an opportunity to practice and polish up their interview skills utilizing immediate video feedback on presentation.

Both full-time and part-time job opportunities are posted on bulletin boards at the University. Also, employment information is available through the following websites: Job Journal, craigslist, monster.com, careerbuilder.com, and hotjobs. Job Journal is a very thorough website that provides resources on a wide variety of career topics which you will find useful. A limited number of students are able to take advantage of these job opportunities. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) restricts work opportunities for international students. Full-time international students desiring work must comply with stringent DHS regulations. Students may receive consulting about the regulations from a designated school official or from the Director of Records.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging Degree and Ultrasound Technician Certificate programs are required to complete externships (a total of 6 units) at one of the university’s partnering imaging offices. Student Services Office provides information about available externship sites. Students should meet with the program director or advisor to determine a site corresponding to their concentration and interest.