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An Indiana University Southeast Internship is an educational experience related to a student’s degree program and career plan which allows the student to apply what he/she has learned to real work situations. An Internship involves a student, an employer supervisor and a sponsor of the university.

To Qualify for the Internship Program:

  • Must be an enrolled IU Southeast student
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, with the exception of Business majors (2.7 GPA) and Criminology and Criminal Justice majors (2.8 GPA)
  • Have completed a minimum of 45 credit hours, or have attained second semester Sophomore status

Internship Program Guidelines

An Internship may be a paid or unpaid experience and a student may earn from zero to six academic credit hours (depending on the number of hours worked per week). It is necessary for the internship to be registered through Career Development Center in order for it to appear on the student’s transcript.

To be eligible for academic credit, internships must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 14 weeks in length – dates do not have to coincide with the semester dates
  • Minimum of 8 work hours per week
  • Credit must be on-going and cannot be retroactive
  • Internship credit hours are subject to current tuition rates
  • Consult with an advisor to determine what degree requirements internship credit will fulfill
  • Credit hours are determined by hours worked per week, see table below:

Internship Credit

Credits
Available
Hours Worked
Per Week
Minimum
Total Hours
1 8-10 112
2 11-15 154
3 16-22 224
4 23-30 322
5 31-35 434
6 36-40 504