Frequently Asked Questions

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Attend a mandatory in-person orientation to receive all required information, obtain an internship, and then complete all the required documents prior to receiving an add code to enroll.

Currently, the Internship Academy DOES NOT place the student into the internship. It is the student’s responsibilities to obtain the internship on their own.

Students must schedule an appointment with the internship academy instructor to complete an in-person orientation.

It is recommended that international students check with the Global Engagement Center and obtain proper documentations prior to attending the orientation and/or completing the enrollment process. 

It typically takes approximately three to four weeks for the student to obtain an internship and complete all the required paperwork prior to receiving an add code to enroll.

Yes, but the student is still required to attend an orientation and complete all the required paperwork prior to receiving an add code to enroll. Once officially enrolled, the student can start counting the hours toward the minimum required hours. (Note: any hours completed prior to enrollment will not be counted.)

Students have the entire semester/term to complete the minimum required hours that they signed up for. It is acceptable for the student to complete all the minimum hours before the semester/term ends. However, any additional hours completed beyond the minimum required hours does not change the chosen credit/unit the student originally signed up for.

This depends on the program. It is highly recommended that the student check with the appropriate department first as they may require a different/separate internship.

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