WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
WHEN SHOULD THEY BEGIN?
Students should consider investigating internship possibilities as early in their academic career as possible. The sooner the excursion begins, the more experiences the student can have.
Freshmen should begin developing resumes and cover letters while attending career-related on-campus workshops.
Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who meet eligibility requirements may participate fall, spring or summer semesters in multiple internship placements throughout their academic experience.
Seniors who find themselves in their last semester without practical experience in a field of their interest should not be discouraged. There should still be time to secure an internship locally or on campus.
HOW DOES THE PROCESS WORK?
The number of required weekly on-site hours that a student must fulfill is determined by the number of credits desired according to: the intern's department guidelines, the ASCP requirements, and the sponsor's request.
Total hours vary, but ASCP on-site requirements per credit are:
Up through 7 hours = 1 credit; 8 - 11 hours = 2 credits; 12+ = 3 credits.
Students, in addition to fulfilling specific department academic requirements, are required: