Why enroll at HU? In today’s competitive job market, a degree is essential, but often you need more. You also need experience and connections. At Harrisburg University every student gets both. Our campus is located in the heart of the thriving Harrisburg downtown, which is ripe with internship and mentorship opportunities. We help students take maximum advantage of our location. Every major requires an internship of at least 135 hours of experience in the field. Additionally, every student completes a senior project that gives hands-on real world experience in his or her chosen area of study.
Our success with internship placements has garnered national attention by the media. Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has made the “Short List” at U.S. News for its success placing students in internships. The University ranks #3 in a U.S. News’ Short List“10 Colleges With the Highest Internship Rates.” The University has a 100 percent success rate and HU is the only college in Pennsylvania to appear in the Top 10 of the ranking.