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Externship Program

The Externship Program is a one day experience for students to visit a work environment and network with professionals hiring NC State students for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions.  The activities for the day include facility tours, panel discussions, and meetings with organizational leaders.

Employers interested in hosting an externship visit should email Ryan Velazquez, Employer Relations Coordinator at

Students: Please sign up for externship visits using the links below for the corresponding employers. If you would like to go on an externship visit and need to be excused from class, please fill out the excuse memos below to give your instructors in advance. If you and/or your instructors have questions, please email Ryan Velazquez at or Samuel Sanger at

Upcoming Externship Opportunities

Prometheus Group

October 20th 9am-1pm

Sign-Up Form

Excuse Memo

Past Externship Experiences

Crowder, Spring 2023

Central Carolina Community Colleges Manufacturing Day, 2022

Students were able to engage with the following companies: 3M, A.D. Tubi USA, ARAUCO, Abzena, Armtec Defense Technologies, Bear Creek Arsenal, Bharat Forge, Boon Edam, CTI Systems, Caterpillar, Champion Homes, Charter Furniture, Coty, Edelbrock, GKN, Gildan, JMC Tool & Machine, Liberty Tire Recycling, Mertek Solutions, Morgan Advanced Materials, Mountaire Farms, STI Polymer, VinFast, and Zurn.

Students also went on a plant tour of Bharat Forge Ltd in Sanford, NC and attended an engineering panel discussion with Quality Engineers, R+D Engineers and Process Engineers from the company.

McDonald York Group, 2017