This 2-credit exploratory internship provides the student with the opportunity to investigate a field of work or career area during a period of time outside the normal academic calendar. The internship must include an academic component and 90 supervised, on-site hours. Students must submit written proposals outlining their internship one month prior to the start of the experience. Proposals need the approval of the Director of Internships and Career Services and the faculty sponsor. Must be taken on a CR/NC basis. Scheduled as appropriate.
An exploratory-level internship that provides an introduction to a field, that links academic studies with the world of work. The student spends a minimum of 8 hours per week for a semester on-site with a work supervisor and participates in a regularly scheduled seminar. Fall, Spring, and Summer. In certain circumstances, local summer internships may be available. Consultation with Dean of the College and Director of Internships and Career Services required by April 30.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of the first semester of the first year and approval from the Director of Internships and Career Services.
Required senior internships (495) are offered within each major. See appropriate major for specific information.
Senior Internship for Double Majors (8 credits)
This is a special internship designation for students completing the requirements for two majors simultaneously. A student completing a double major must find an internship site that satisfies the learning objectives of each major. She is required to complete her obligations to the site as she would for a single major internship—sixteen hours per week for twelve weeks. In addition, she must attend the internship seminars in each major and complete all of the work requirements of those seminars, such as papers, journals, etc. Offered as needed. Prerequisite: Senior status and approval by faculty in both majors.