You can do an internship to build a resume and gain experience in the field are interested in at any time during your academic experience. You may not get credit for this experience, but when put on a resume, it will help you stand-out.
The following guidelines are for internships students do in order to fulfill the graduation requirements for a bachelor degree.
Required GPA: 2.0
Early Childhood students need a GPA of 2.5 to qualify for internship.
Applied Psychology students need a GPA of 2.5 and ALL other course work complete, to qualify for internship.
Number of Hours:
600 hours (which is working 40 hours a week for 15 weeks)
Early Childhood students:
450 hours over a 15 week period
Number of Credits Received:
School of Agriculture:
- 15 credits for internship in Ag Business, Animal Science
- 12 credits for the internship in Plant Science and three credits for reporting
- 9 credits for internship in Ag Equipment Technology and 6 credits for reporting
School of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences:
- Business: 1 credit for Internship Orientation course, 9 credits for internship and 3 credits for reporting/presentation
- Early Childhood: 1 credit for Internship Orientation course, 8 credits for the internship and 4 credits for the reporting/ presentation
- AgBiotech: BIOL 480 – 6 credits for internship/special project
- Applied Psychology: PSYC 470 - 12 credits for internship graded S/U and PSYC 410 - 3 credit co-requisite, graded A-F
Refer to the Histotechnician program description for its special internship requirements