Author Archives: Alison Aaron
Still Looking for an Internship?
Once you’ve been approved for internship eligibility it can be stressful trying to find and secure an internship. One good thing about securing an internship is that you don’t need to secure one until the first day of the semester you’re interning. This means, if you don’t yet have an internship, you have all of winter break to find one. Continue reading
How To Be Ready For Eligibility Next Semester
If you’re thinking about applying for internship eligibility but don’t know if you’re ready, don’t worry! Applying for eligibility is easier than you would think. To first apply there are some requirements, you must have: Continue reading
How to Download your Progress Report as a PDF
When applying for internship eligibility it is important to upload your ENTIRE progress report as a PDF. Uploading screenshots of your progress report is NOT sufficient. Saving your progress report as a PDF is not only required for internship eligibility, but it is also handy to know for future reference. See the graphic below for the process Continue reading
You Must Find an Internship Placement by May 31 If You Are Interning This Summer
The first day of classes for the Summer 2023 session is May 31. This means that in order to intern this summer, you need to find and secure a placement by May 31. Your internship doesn’t need to begin exactly on May 31, but you must have the placement secured with Internship Coordinator Nancy Heiz. For more information on the summer schedule, click here.
Having Trouble Registering for Internship Credits?
Have you been given permission to register for internship credits and/or the internship seminar but are still having trouble registering via My Schedule Planner? Here are some tips: Continue reading
What To Do Once You Have Been Approved for Internship Eligibility
Once you’ve been certified eligible to intern you may find an internship (in order to graduate you must intern at least one semester). When you do this there are a few steps you have to take. First, when you are approved you will be sent a congrats email/text, make sure you not only read the email but also to save it, you will need to reference it later The congrats email has all the steps and resources you need to find and secure an internship. Here are a few resources for where to go from here. Continue reading
Post-Graduation Career Help is Available!
The Career Resource Center is an amazing place on campus to help you prepare for heading into the career world. They can set up mock interviews and they have drop-in hours for resume and cover letter help, and career preparation resources. All of these resources are available to you even if you’ve graduated. They have career specialists eager to help before or after you walk the stage! Continue reading
Eligible But Haven’t Found an Internship? Don’t Worry! Internship Registration is Separate from Class Registration
Once you have been approved for internship eligibility you have until the first day of the semester that you are interning to find an internship. There is no need to rush and find an internship by class registration. Continue reading
Juniors and Sophomores, Get Ahead!
Juniors and Sophomores! Even though you have some time, you should start to think about when you want to complete your required internship. You could always start the process today by making sure you’re eligible for an internship. Applying for internship eligibility is required at least one semester before you start looking for an internship placement. However, once you are certified eligible, you remain eligible until graduation as long as your GPA doesn’t drop below a 2.5. Remember, there are no retroactive credits given for an internship, this means you must complete an internship for credit after you have been approved. It’s worth it to get approved sooner than later, just to ensure you have time in case something goes wrong. Continue reading