Internship for Academic Credit (1-3 credit hours)

Students interested in completing an internship for academic credit should begin by following the steps below in order to apply for the Elective Internship course:

1. Obtain an internship for a number of hours per week that would not interfere with your academic workload.
2. Read the Internship for Elective Credit information sheet regarding student eligibility, application materials, and academic requirements.
3. Take some time to think about your internship and what information you may learn throughout your experience. You are encouraged to use that information to help shape your research for the required paper for the course.
4. Think about the faculty you've interacted with in the past as well as your intended research topic, and then make contact with a full-time faculty member that may be interested in supervising your readings and research for the semester
5. Complete numbers 1, 2, and 3 of the Application for Elective Internship with your faculty sponsor and have him/her sign the application.
6. Complete numbers 3, 4, and 5 of the Application for Elective Internship with your internship supervisor and have him/her sign the application.
7. Submit the completed Application for Elective Internship (with questions 1-6 typed) to Phillips 107 (please expect a processing time of 3-5 business days).
8. Congratulations! As long as you've met the minimum requirements, you've successfully applied and registered for CCAS 2154.

*If you register for CCAS 2154 in the fall and spring semester, the fee is included in your tuition (up to 18 credit hours), however when you register for CCAS 2154 in the summer, you have to pay per credit hour set by the university. (   


Application Materials

Spring 2021: Completed application is due to the Undergraduate Studies Office by the end of the fourth week of classes. For Spring 2021 the due date is Friday, February 5, 2021 by 5:00 PM.

Application for Elective Internship