Summer and Fall Quarter internships may go forward if the organization is willing to sponsor a student in a fully remote capacity. Internship paperwork that has already been submitted will be on hold until the following information is added: 1) Electronic verification from the site supervisor and supervising faculty that all work will be completed remotely, and 2) updated work plans and learning outcomes to reflect the reality of remote work.

Updated paperwork should be emailed to your Internship Coordinator

The Internship Process

  • You must complete an internship of (at least) 3 credits, which is equivalent to 90 hours of supervised work with the hosting organization.  Ideally, you will complete the internship after your sophomore year once you have chosen your area of concentration.
  • The internship is your opportunity to explore your interests and apply what you have learned in the classroom to a workplace setting.  
  • You should start your internship search several weeks ahead of the quarter in which you plan to begin the internship. The Public Affairs Internship Coordinator (currently, Dr. Noreen Elbert) can help you to develop an internship plan that meets your academic and career goals.
  • For more information, assistance and helpful internship tips and hints, please visit the College of Arts and Sciences Pathways to Professional Formation in the College Advising Office. 

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Registering for an Internship

Before you can register for your internship, you must meet with the Internship Coordinator to discuss your internship and complete the appropriate SU registration materials, including:

Before the last day of classes of the quarter during which you complete your internship, you must complete and submit the following documents to the Internship Coordinator:

  • Student Final Report Format
  • Supervisor Report You should provide a copy of this form to your internship supervisor prior to completion of your internship and request that they complete the form and email it to the Internship Coordinator by the due date

Contact Us

Tanya Hayes, PhD

Associate Professor and Director Casey 210-05


Kimberly Gawlik, JD

Senior Administrative Assistant Casey 210