document Internship for Credit Application (44 KB) (Read the following Guidelines before completing this form.)
Internships are essential parts of the learning process, and allow you to gain practical experience and build skill sets in fields relating to your American Studies’ interests. They offer opportunities for mentorship and networking, broadening your connections, and prepare you for your eventual job search. An internship also exposes you to different leadership styles, work environments, and effectively allows you to "test out" one or more career paths.
•Students must have at least a 2.7 overall GPA and have sophomore standing prior to the commencement of an internship
•Students can complete no more than *two internships for course credit*
•The internship should be related to the student's career goals and the broadly defined coverage of American Studies as a field of study
•Students must receive approval from an American Studies faculty member
*Requirements for Internship for Credit*
*01:050:381 Internship American Studies (3 credits)*
•*Identify a faculty sponsor
• Work with your faculty sponsor to identify possible organizations to internship with, or consult with your sponsor about internship opportunities that you have already identified
•Provide a preliminary internship job description
•Read and complete the internship application
Submit your completed application as soon as possible. All applications must be approved and submitted to the Undergraduate Director in Ruth Adams 024 prior to the end of the add/drop period.
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