Internship Application


To participate in an academic internship, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • be a full-time, undergraduate student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences;
  • have rising sophomore standing (minimum 30 credits completed) for a Liberal Arts and Sciences internship.
  • have rising junior standing (minimum 60 credits completed) for internship credit in a Major, Minor, or Concentration.
  • have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (fall or spring semester internship), or 2.7 for a summer internship.
  • meet departmental requirements;
  • proven academic, social, emotional and psychological maturity.


  • Deadlines are as follows:
    • Spring 2017: December 2, 2016
    • Summer 2017: May 5, 2017
    • Fall 2017: July 14, 2017
  • Summer internship tuition for 3 credits is $999 plus a $15 fee for a total of $1,014. Additional credits may incur additional tuition.
  • Please submit your completed application and all supporting documents at least 10 business days prior to the actual start of your internship. Also, you are encouraged to submit your application as early as possible and to select “unsecured” if your internship position has not yet been confirmed. This will ensure expedited processing and approval of your application. Thank you.

An Essay, Resume, Job Description and Agreement Form must be submitted with this Application in order to be considered.  Files should be in PDF and MS Word Format. File names cannot include characters such as ?,#, %.)

ESSAY: Write a two page essay on the type of field work activity you aspire to. Include your overall internship  goals, both academic and professional. Comment on your skills, talents, and areas of expertise that you have and hope to develop.

RESUME INSTRUCTIONS: Consult Career Services Office for assistance- use a standardized format.

AGREEMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Save the Student Internship Agreement Form locally on your hard drive, fill it out and then attach it to this form.

Supplemental information beyond the traditional for-credit internship application will be needed for students to be considered for the John H. Taylor Jr. ’75 Endowed Journalism Scholarship. (Communication Students Only) 

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Course: Major - 2993 (3 Credits); 2996 (6 Credits)   Elective - 1903 (3 Credits); 1906 (6 Credits) 1909 (9 Credits)