**Please note: Before you register for an internship, review your schedule with your Advisor to ensure you are on
track to graduate. They can help you determine the right number of credits for your internship.
Internship registration is easy. Before you begin the registration process you will need to be able to answer the
- How many credits should I register for this semester?
- You will receive 1 credit for every 42 hours worked.
- Business majors are required to complete at least 2 credits.
- Depending upon your major, you can receive from 1 to 8 credits per semester. Work with your academic
advisor to determine how many credits to sign up for.
- Internships for credit are not available during the May Term.
- Internship credit hours are billed at the same rate as other courses.
- Who is my Faculty Coordinator?
For Gore School of Business majors your Faculty Coordinator is the individual who is teaching the course (BUSI
440). You will complete an online course as part of the academic requirements of your internship. You can review
the course description and the Faculty Coordinator in Self-Service under the course number.
For all other majors, you will work with a full-time faculty member you select from your department. Ask a
faculty member if they want to be your internship coordinator or talk to your advisor. This person will approve
your internship for your major department and will be the one to grade your assignments. You should meet with,
or speak with, the coordinator before registering so they can approve your internship. Be sure they are aware
that they will receive a notification, via email, to approve your registration.
- What information will I need for my internship?
- Organization Name
- Organization Address
- Supervisor Name, phone #, and email address (it is very important to get a correct email so that the
registration can be completed)
- A copy of your resume to upload
- Your Learning
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Responsibilities, Policies, and Forms
Assumption of Risk, and
Release of Liability
Internship Program Policies
Preparing Your Learning Objectives
Your learning objectives will
- Describe what you will be doing and learning during your internship
- Provide 3 to 5 objectives for the semester that are specific to your internship
- Detail measurable, reasonable, and specific objectives
- Be decided upon by you, your site supervisor, and your faculty internship coordinator
When registering for your internship you will be asked for 2 items
- A description of your internship
- Measurable, reasonable, and specific objectives for your internship
It will work best to prepare these ahead of the registration process and copy and paste each item when requested.
An example of what to prepare would be
The proposed internship will be with the Information Technology (IT) Department at Spark Strategic Ideas. Spark is a local marketing company with a national customer base. I currently work in the busy IT Department of about 10 employees, however
the proposed internship is not a part of my current role. My assignment will be to design a skills-based assessment tool to evaluate employee performance in various positions in the department. This new project will allow me to gain assessment tool
design skills and experience an understanding of Human Resource management procedures pertaining to IT professionals.
Measurable, reasonable, and specific objectives
- Evaluate each job description in the IT Department and assign appropriate responsibilities and tasks for each position.
- Develop a skills-based incentive and assessment program for consideration of promotions and raises.
- Determine a fair and effective method to evaluate employees to see when certain skill levels have been met or exceptional work produced.
- Document the process and give a management presentation on the new skills-based assessment tool