The process for registering for an internship is different than it is for other classes. In order to receive academic credit for an internship, the internship must be approved. The Seaver Dean's office will register you once you have satisfactorily completed the steps listed below:
Be sure to review available funding opportunities below.
Step 1: Secure an internship
The Seaver College Career Center offers resources to assist with résumé preparation and your internship search. Be sure to take advantage of this valuable resource. Students majoring in communication should take advantage of the internship resources in the Communication Division. Contact Debbie Wideroe for more information.
If you are an international student, please take your internship forms to the Office of International Student Services (OISS) to obtain authorization in accordance with the Department of Homeland Security regulations regarding Curricular Practical Training (CPT.) Undergraduate students must have been lawfully enrolled on a full-time basis for one full academic year before engaging in CPT.
Step 2: Find an internship professor
In order to receive academic credit for an internship, you will need an internship professor. For assistance in finding an internship professor, please contact your division's office manager.
Step 3: Complete the forms
1 unit = 45 hours
2 units = 90 hours
3 units = 135 hours
4 units = 180 hours
Important Deadlines: Students must submit their completed forms to the Seaver Dean's office (TAC Suite 320) no later than the second Friday of the term by 5 p.m. PST.
Summer 2013: July 3, 2013
Fall 2013: September 6, 2013
Late Registration: You must petition the credits committee to request registration after the deadline. Click here for the petition form.
Step 4: Confirm your registration on WaveNet
You will receive an email from Ellen Snow or Esther O'Connor stating that you have been registered. Please go to WaveNet to confirm your registration.
Frequently Asked Questions
Randall Travel Scholarship:
To help offset the travel costs incurred by students participating in internships during the fall and spring terms, the Randall family has generously donated money to assist students.
* It is possible that some students may not be eligible even when enrolled in one graded unit of scholarship. This level of eligibility is determined by financial aid policies.
Summer Internship Scholarships:
To help offset the tuition costs incurred by students participating in internships in the summer, Seaver College offers a scholarship of up to 2 units.
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