All students interested in securing an internship in any field of business, regardless of your department of major, must meet with the Internship Director to discuss career interests, goals for the internship, and timeline. Advanced planning is key! The Internship Office administers EC elective credit for all internships. The Economics (EC) credits are available to all majors, and are considered elective credits. The Internship Office is part of the Economics and Business department. Internship opportunities are also offered college-wide, by each individual academic department - offering students flexibility and a vast number of ways and opportunities to secure an internship, thereby gaining critical work experience prior to graduation. The Internship Office, as part of the Center for Experiential Learning, is the largest internship office on campus, and works collaboratively with academic departments and administrative offices across campus to offer an array of engaged learning opportunities for students on a local, national, and international level.
Internships can range from 3 credits to 12 credits, depending on the location of your internship and number of hours completed and accompanying requirements. The Internship Office advises students to plan a full semester ahead in order to secure the desired internship. For specific information regarding your internship plan, it is recommended that students contact the Center for Experiential Learning, 3rd Floor Cushing.
Drop-In Hours on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. We look forward to meeting you soon!
International students in F-1 visa status must secure written authorization from the Internship Administrator or the department's internship coordinator and Father Benet Phillips, O.S.B. the associate registrar, before beginning any internship. This is true for both paid and unpaid internships.
Students in F-1 visa status who begin internships without first receiving this written authorization from Fr. Benet will be in violation of federal immigration regulations. Protect your valid visa status. For more information, visit Guidelines (PDF/32KB)