Meet with your academic advisor to discuss timing and type of experience that supports your academic learning in your major or field of interest
Begin search of internship opportunities in your area of interest using Handshake, the Internship Sites and Sources webpage, your networks and other career resources; bring two or three internship job descriptions with you to your first career advising appointment
Schedule an appointment through the Career Development Office for additional assistance with your search and applications, and to start the internship process
Schedule a mock interview with a career consultant prior to your internship interview
After you have found an internship
Find a faculty supervisor that will oversee your internship. Meet with them to confirm you have a relevant site, review your internship learning agreement learning outcomes and objectives, and review your academic project. For more information on the internship learning agreement and academic project click here: "Registering Your Internship"
Register your internship for academic credit through portal and select your faculty supervisor as your instructor. This must be completed before the add/drop deadline. Visit "Registering Your Internship" for additional details.
Submit your electronic internship learning agreement through DocuSign before the add/drop deadline. For additional information on how to complete your learning agreement visit "Registering Your Internship"
Sign up to attend an Internship Preparation Workshop on Handshake prior to starting your internship for academic credit (this is required for the internship course).
During your internship
Complete a pre-assessment evaluation. This will be sent from Career Development in your welcome email after your internship learning agreement is submitted.
Complete a mid-term evaluation- you will receive an email prompting you to complete this mid-semester.
Attend an Internship Reflection Group at the end of your internship experience.
Complete a post-assessment evaluation of your internship experience at the end of the semester.
Complete 40 hours of internship time for each credit you register for.
Maintain on-going communication throughout the semester with your Faculty Supervisor as listed on your internship learning agreement.
Submit your final academic project, as listed on your internship learning agreement, to your Faculty Supervisor by the deadline that was given to you.
Receive positive performance evaluations from your internship site supervisor.