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Academic Requirements

   
  • Approved, supervised, and graded by faculty supervisor
  • Provides new and meaningful learning experience
  • Includes specific student learning goals
  • Requires completion of on-site work hours
  • Student work performance is supervised and evaluated by employer
  • Requires student to evaluate experience through active reflection

Students can earn academic credit in their major if they meet department eligibility requirements. Students also have the option to enroll in the non-credited UNIV 395/Internship Experience course as an undergraduate or post-graduate. The guidelines below outline the process that is followed by all students enrolling in an internship course.

   

Academic Credit Internship

  1. Student must meet with their department’s Internship Coordinator or Chair to determine course enrollment eligibility
  2. To request help with a resume, cover letter, interviewing or 
    internship search, make an appointment with the Career Services Center
  3. Apply, interview and secure an internship position
  4. Complete the Internship Learning Contract, Memorandum of Understanding and Code of Conduct for Student Interns with the employer and return forms to the faculty Internship Coordinator
  5. Student must request faculty Internship Coordinator to review course requirements, approve internship placement, and enroll them into an internship course
  6. Report to internship work site as scheduled and complete all assignments as required by course syllabus
  7. Submit Employer Internship Evaluation, Student Evaluation of InternshipInternship Work Hours Log and all additional assignments to faculty Internship Coordinator at the completion of the internship
   

 

University 395/Internship Experience

  • Non-credit course listed on student transcript
  • Offered at no cost to students who meet enrollment requirements
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Student must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • Administered through the Career Services Center
  1. Students must complete an Internship Application and meet with the Career Services Internship Coordinator for help with a resume, cover letter, interviewing and internship search
  2. Apply, interview and secure an internship position
  3. Complete the Internship Learning Contract, Memorandum of Understanding and Code of Conduct for Student Interns with the employer and return forms to the Career Services Internship Coordinator
  4. Meet with Internship Coordinator to review course requirements, request internship site approval and course enrollment
  5. Report to internship site as scheduled
  6. Submit Employer Internship Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Internship, and Internship Work Hours Log (minimum 150 hours) to Career Services Internship Coordinator at the completion of the internship

Note:  All forms available in electronic format and can be emailed as attachments