Presentation on theme: "An exploration into completing an internship for credit."— Presentation transcript:
An exploration into completing an internship for credit.
An internship site Be in good academic standing GPA: 2.0 or higher; DCOB students 2.5 or higher Have sophomore- senior standing, or departmental approval Completed internship hours <12 A faculty sponsor with experience in the field of study. What are the requirements?
There are 4 ways to find an internship. PHIN Connect Presidential Intern Network Intern Abroad Create your own internship
Benefits Earn credits for school and satisfy Experiential Learning requirements. Make connections with practicing professionals. Gain practical experience in the field. Usually the student gets paid. Learn whether or not you would like to pursue the profession.
Step 1: Finding Internship Opportunities Introduction to PHIN Connect
Step 2: Securing an Internship Site (Covered on October 8)
Step 3: Seeking Credit – Introduction to the Internship Resource Center
Most competitive internships will be posted and filled the semester before the official start date Internship paperwork is due on or before the drop/add date for the semester of internship Faculty establish deadlines for your graded internship projects Example: John wants to intern with JEA in the Summer of 2015. John needs to apply before JEA closes the internship position on PHIN Connect-typically early in the spring semester. If John is hired as an intern-his paperwork is due before the drop/add date for summer semester. He turns in his projects to his faculty advisor before the end of summer semester and receives a grade for his internship in the summer of 2015. What are the Deadlines?
Next Steps: 1.Finding opportunities: Attend Major Madness or a Fall Industry Networking Night; Visit the CDC for Drop in hours 2. Secure a Site: Attend Internship Preparation on October 8 from 12-1. Talk to your faculty advisor 3. Seek Credit: Attend Internship Preparation on October 8 from 12-1.