Revised November 2019
The student and faculty sponsor and site supervisor must have a clear understanding of how each completed objective
will be evaluated and a grade determined. Exams, essays, research papers, reports, self-studies, demonstrations,
presentations, job diaries, software or computer programs, creative projects and other methods can be used to
document the learning accomplished. Significant projects are required for any 4+ credit internships.
Academic credit will depend on the learning experience as compared to a typical college class. More credit requires
more work, more evaluation.
In the case of an internship, the rule of thumb is one hour of internship = 35-40 hours of participation or work “on the
job.” The maximum number of credits for one internship is six.
Credit is, however, never for time spent, but for goals achieved.
We hope your contract or internship experience is a gratifying one!
The Student will:
Achieve all learning outcomes to the best of his/her ability.
Notify the Academic Services Registrar of the need to terminate/change the contract.
Maintain standards of professional excellence: promptness, initiative, dependability.
Complete and return all forms and assignments due the faculty sponsor, the site supervisor, and experiential
Provide a record of hours completed with the faculty sponsor. Failure to provide time record and other
supplemental assignments could result in a failing grade.
Contact the experiential learning coordinator in the Student Success Center (email@example.com) or Academic
Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) if there is an issue or concern that arises during the internship experience.
The Faculty Sponsor will:
Review the student’s proposal, and in consultation with the student, establish learning outcomes and methods
Maintain contact with the experiential learning coordinator, and consider the site supervisor’s written
evaluation in determining a final grade.
Internships of six hours require that the faculty sponsor check on the student’s progress at least bi-weekly
during the internship. This may be through the student, experiential learning coordinator, and/or site
Make a final evaluation of the student’s performance and submit this grade to the Registrar upon review of the
site supervisor’s evaluation.
The Site Supervisor will:
Assist in preparation of the internship by clarifying the duties of the position and the qualifications required and
orient the student to company or agency policy and methods of operation.
Assume direction of the student while she/he is on the internship, providing supervision in performance of the
tasks described in the agreement.
Provide post-internship evaluation for the student, experiential learning coordinator, and the faculty sponsor.
Refer to the approval memo and contact the experiential learning coordinator in the Student Success Center
(email@example.com) or Academic Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) if there is an issue or concern that arises during
the internship experience.
The Office of Academic Services will:
Keep all records related to the student’s internship.