Internship FAQs

Are internships available every semester?

Yes, internships are offered every fall, spring and summer semester.

What are the GPA requirements for an internship?

Students desiring internships must meet the following overall GPA standards:

  • 3 credits (10 hours per week; 140 hours per semester)…………2.0 GPA
  • 6 credits (16 hours per week; 224 hours per semester)………..2.5 GPA
  • 9 credits (24 hours per week; 336 hours per semester)………..3.0 GPA

How are internship credits applied to my major requirements?

Students may use only 3 credits (of any internship) to satisfy major requirements. Remaining credits must be GER elective credits. To clarify:

  • 6 credit internship – 3 credits will be applied to the major, 3 credits GER elective
  • 9 credit internship – 3 credits will be applied to the major, 6 credits GER elective

What are the grading requirements?

  • 40% of grade = Work experience in placement
  • 20% of grade = Journal (includes entry for each day at internship and 1-page description of internship)
  • 40% of grade = Paper (research paper on topic related to internship)