The Academic Internship Program (AIP) promotes self-awareness and career development by integrating academic learning with workplace experience.
Students can earn academic credit for an internship by enrolling in the academic internship course: INT (General Elective) or (Major/Minor) 397. This course is offered during fall, spring, and summer semesters. Please review the eligibility criteria at the bottom of the page.
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Registration for Summer and/or Fall 2016 academic internships begins March 21st via Foxlink. Deadline to register your internship for Summer Academic Credit is April 26th.
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If your employer would like to have their internship approve for academic credit, please have them review our posting policies. Once the internship aligns with our criteria, you can than register your internship through Foxlink.
If you are an international student studying on an F-1 Visa, you must also please complete the International Student Approval Form and submit it to OISSS.
All Students Must:
CLA Students Must:
Hamilton Holt Students Must:
Additionally, INB Students Must:
Have completed at least one of the following courses: INB 337, INB 365, INB 372
**Students may be required to meet additional criteria to receive academic credit in their major or minor, such as class standing ot prerequisite courses. Students should check with their Faculty Advisor (CLA) or Academic Advisor (Holt) to find out if there are additional criteria to participate in an internship for major/minor credit.
Students receive academic credit for participating in a pre-approved internship not just for the work you do for your internship employer, but by engaging in reflection about this experience through completing assignments as part of the academic internship course. This course runs concurrently with other fall and spring semester courses. In addition, during the summer, students can enroll in a 9-week academic internship course.
• 1 Mandatory Orientation - Before you start your academic internship, make plans to attend this in-person orientation. Dates for the Mandatory Orientation can be found in Handshake under events.
If you absolutely cannot attend this orientation, please email Jessica Rager, Academic Internship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Assignments are online through Blackboard and e-mail correspondence with your Rollins instructor.
• This course is Pass/Fail based on completion of online assignments and hours worked at the internship site.