Rules and Regulations

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Credit Bearing Internships

A student must be in good standing (i.e. not on probation or conditional). This applies to probationary statuses for both academic and non-academic reasons, which may include disciplinary actions for academic dishonesty. An exception to this clause can be made by the Schools. No outstanding in-completes . The School must approve all credit bearing internships.

  • Sanctioned Internships

Student must be in good standing (i.e. not on probation or conditional).  This applies for both academic and non-academic reasons, which may include disciplinary actions for academic dishonesty.

For SEng
  • CB internship should be approved by your School supervisor for the correspondence to the academic program and professional field.
  • To cover 6 credits required by the academic program, the students of SEng should pass internship with the duration of 240 hours or 6 weeks.
  • The School nominates supervisors/advisers for each program and the weekly/final reports should be sent directly to them for appropriate assessment.  Each course will require a written report from the student following the internship experience as well as meetings and other work before the internship and throughout the term (e.g. presentations, journals, action plans).
  • The internship experience must be an extension of a program learning experience that provides each student an opportunity to utilize the knowledge gained in the classroom. The employer should not treat an internship as a regular employee.
Timing for SEng:
  1. Internships usually will occur during course of a term (Summer term only).
  2. All materials for evaluation, including final papers for the course and evaluations from internship providers must be submitted before the end of the term.
For SHSS
  • The determination of whether an internship is CB or not is the responsibility of the SHSS Internship Committee.  This committee is appointed by the Dean of SHSS.
  • An individual instructor is assigned to the course each term.  Instructor’s approval is required for the internship registration.  This instructor will evaluate the performance of students.
  • Each course will require a written report following the internship experience as well as meetings and other work before the internship and throughout the term (e.g. presentations, journals, action plans).
Timing for SHSS:
  1. Work time at the internship site should not exceed 15 hours/week when the internship takes place during a regular semester (not summer term).
  2. All internships must occur during the course of a term (Fall, Spring, or Summer).
  3. It is acceptable for the credited part of an internship to begin up to two weeks before the start of a term.  In these cases, all arrangements for crediting should be made by the student before the credited period of internship begins.
For SST
  • The internship course is credited to a course number within an SST Department designator for each respective department (Internship- Chemistry).
  • An individual supervisor will be assigned to the course and is required for registration. Supervision by a professional with expertise either educational or field experience is preferred.
  • The internship experience must be an extension of a program learning experience that provides each student an opportunity to utilize the knowledge gained in the classroom. Each course will require a written report from the assigned supervisor and the student.

Timing for SST: 

  1. Internships usually will occur during course of a term (Fall, Spring, or Summer), however the timing will depend on a mutual agreement between all parties.
  2. All materials for evaluation, including final papers for the course and evaluations from internship providers must be submitted before the end of the term.

For more information, see the presentation here.