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Internships for Academic Credit

  • Integrates academic and work experiences for enhanced learning.
  • Tailored to student and sponsor needs.
  • Amount of credit is based on hours worked (To earn 3 credit hours you need to work 120 hours with the sponsor).
  • You may enroll in between 3 and 12 credit hours.
  • Grade is included in your GPA.
  • Internships may be an elective for the Management and Marketing minors.
  • If you take an accounting internship, up to 6 credit hours can be included in your 33 credit hours of accounting requirements.  It may also count as part of your professional experience.
  • To initiate your academic internship first contact Robert Boyd, Director of School of Business Interns ( or visit South 102 during office hours)

The Academic Component of the Program includes:

  • Each individual is assigned an academic advisor
  • Weekly activity journals
  • Five on-line learning modules
  • Midterm and final sponsor evaluation
  • Written and oral report at end of semester.

Grading For Academic Credit Internships

  • The internship agreement identifies projects and responsibilities of the intern. The sponsor will evaluate the student mid-way through the internship and at the end. This will represent 50% of the grade.
  • Weekly Journals documenting hours worked, experiences, progress towards learning objectives and discussion with faculty advisor as appropriate. This will represent 10% of the grade.
  • Participation in learning modules will represent 15% of grade.
  • Oral presentation at end of internship 20% of grade
  • Written report based on the oral presentation 10% of grade.