Student Intern Responsibilities
- Satisfactorily meet the responsibilities and duties of the internship position as defined by the employer.
- Read an internship text (InternQube, by Michael True, ISBN: 978-0-615-46453-4 – available at the bookstore), which is designed to help prepare students for their internship experience. Submit a three- to five- page paper about the book to the faculty supervisor and the Assistant Dean no later than 2 weeks after the start of the internship.
- Maintain a daily log briefly describing the tasks, responsibilities, and work-related experiences and submit to faculty supervisor.
- Submit a one- to two- page summary of the job to assigned faculty supervisor by the first day of each month during the internship semester.
- Submit a three- to five- page summary report at the conclusion of the internship experience to both the faculty supervisor and the Assistant Dean.
- Complete an evaluation at the conclusion of the internship.
- Additional responsibilities are required for 6- and 9- credit (graded) internships.
- Applying academic knowledge and skills to on-the-job experiences.
- Communicating and interacting with professionals in the "world of work."
- Developing a professional self-confidence.
- Clarifying career goals through exposure to a variety of career opportunities.
- Earning money for university and personal expenses.
- Building a network of professional contacts.
- Completing free elective credit for graduation.
- Gaining valuable professional experience that is major-related.
- Returning to the university with renewed interest and a new perspective on learning.