1. Completion of 75 credit hours.
  2. Employers may raise minimum GPA or computer skills requirements for specific positions.

Evaluating Your Internship Experience

Reflecting on your internship after you have done, it can be as valuable as doing it to begin with. Here are some things for you to think about.

  • Receive 3 academic credits.
  • Learn more about a chosen field.
  • Relate education to the real world and make sense of theoretical learning.
  • Become more knowledgeable about general work functions in particular fields.
  • Identify and/or test interests and talents.
  • Develop a variety of practical skills; build self-confidence, professionalism, and self-reliance that will ease the transition from college to the work culture.
  • Learn career-related skills.
  • Identify transferable skills.
  • Strengthen written and oral skills.
  • See if a selected career path is one you truly wish to travel.
  • Find out what it's like to work in a business environment.
  • Enhance and strengthen your résumé.
  • Gain a strong competitive edge over inexperienced job applicants after graduation.
  • Bridge between college and work.
  • Stimulate new interest in academic course work and frequently develop an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Learn job search skills:  résumé, cover letter, and interviewing before graduation.