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enrollment process

  1. Complete the online internship program application. Be sure to email your responses to yourself and keep the link to check the status of your application.
  2. Email the Internship Director a PDF of your detailed degree evaluation.
  3. Obtain a Communication Department faculty recommendation. Provide recommender with the link to the online form.
  4. Once approved for the program by the Internship Director, complete a Permission to Register for an Academic Internship form
  5. Secure an internship.
  6. Once an internship is secured AND approved by the Career Development Center, request an Internship Agreement form.
    • The Internship Director will email an electronic agreement for you and your site supervisor to complete (12 hours per week = 4 credit hours. Summer internships need 168 hours total).
  7. Complete the Academic Internship Registration form

    enrollment checklist

academic course overview

  • Participate in discussions
  • Schedule mid-term site visit with Internship Director.
  • Complete mid-term evaluations prior to site visit.
  • Complete e-portfolio or writing assignments.
  • Complete final evaluations.
  • Update resume and submit anonymous internship referral.
  • Update LinkedIn profile with new experience.