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
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.
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
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
In order to earn credits for your internship you must be certified eligible to intern before you actually find a placement and intern there. There is no retroactive credit for internships. There are a few reasons for this. Continue reading
Below are our four steps to getting certified eligible to do an internship. If you plan to intern for credit (required for all DMJ majors), you must follow all these steps. The first step should be completed as soon as you meet the requirements below. If you are a sophomore, you are likely eligible to complete the first step.