If you are wondering if you can earn credit for your internship, read on.
Earning credit for an internship is independent of receiving a paycheck at the internship site.
Make sure to read our helpful resources to finding an internship.
Not every department will require an exploratory meeting, so check with your department as soon as you are considering starting the search process.
This meeting will accomplish a few things:
The Internship Director will advise you as to the process and academic requirements involved in the internship. The discussion may include the following:
In addition to the application process that internship sites require, your Internship Director may require you to submit additional documents in order to be eligible to earn academic credit for an internship. These include:
Statement of Interest: roughly 150-200 word limit, addressing the following key points:
Professional References: professors, advisors, or supervisors with whom you have had regular one-on-one contact (in a class, as an advisor, or in a job).
Resume and Cover Letter:
The following three documents are required in order to register for internship credits. Your Internship Director may require additional forms.
Independent Study, Directed Study or Internship Request form
Signed by the student, the Internship Director and, the Department Chair/Program Director
The Associate Dean of the College will sign in the Final Approval section and submit to the Registrar's office
Your signature on the Internship Contract certifies that you agree to meet the obligations outlined in the contract and that you will conduct yourself in a manner befitting the mission and values of Seattle University.
Signed by the student