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Student Application Materials

*International Students with F-1 Visas applying for internships should read the authorization requirements provided below.


Internship Program: 2016-2017

Application Deadline: Forms are typically due by the last day to change course registration, about one week after classes begin each semester. Visit the academic calendar for specific information.

Below are the materials required to apply to receive BU credit:

  • Internship Placement Agreement (Word/60KB)
  • Copy of unofficial transcript (retrieve from portal)
  • Copy of resume (approved by Career Development Center)
  • Copy of cover letter used to apply for your internship
  • LinkedIn Profile

International Students

As the holder of an F-1 visa international students must secure written authorization from Sarah Keefe, Office of International Programs, before beginning any internship in addition to receiving approval by the Career Development Center (if seeking BU credit) or your department's internship coordinator. This applies for both paid and unpaid internships. Students in F-1 visa status who begin internships without first receiving this written authorization from Sarah Keefe will be in violation of federal immigration regulations.  For more information, visit the Curricular Practical Training and Optional Practical Training pages on the Office of International Programs website.

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