POLICIES FOR INTERNSHIP
- A prospective intern must be a full time student and not an exchange student.
- He or she must be a BBA student in their third or fourth year of study or an MBA student who has completed one semester. Exceptions may be granted upon appeal.
- The prospective intern must have earned either a cumulative or last assessment period grade point average of (GPA) 3.5 or greater.
- All students must have a resume and internship application completed by the deadline dates (February 15th and August 15th of any academic year). These documents must have been uploaded to the Sol Career webpage early enough that any necessary corrections can be made before the resume and application are made available to the public by the applicable deadline, February 15th or August 15th.
- International Students must have approval from the Career Development Center to obtain a work permit that allows an intern to work during holidays. Korean students also must have approval of an internship from the Career Development Center prior to commencing an internship found without using the resources of the Career Development Center. Internships that are not approved by the Career Development Center will not receive academic credit.
- For 2007-2010 students, a maximum of one academic credit can be earned for each approved internship. 2011 or later students will earn three academic credits for an approved internship.
- Approved internships must contain a minimum of 160 hours.
- The academic credit will be determined by the completion of the following documents:
1. Studentâ€™s internship learning agenda which is due within the first two weeks of the internship.
2. Student Intern Report which is due two weeks after the completion date of the internship.
3. Supervisorâ€™s report which is due two weeks after the completion of the internship.
4. Faculty or Career Development Center representativeâ€™s report about the intern which is due two weeks after the completion of the internship.
5. Students obtaining three credits for their internship are also required to submit a 10-15 page report summarizing what they have learned by completing the internship. This report is due no later than four weeks after the completion date of the internship.
All these reports should be submitted to the Career Development Center.
- Students wishing to obtain credit from a volunteer organization or an NGO must also obtain all of the above mentioned documentation.
- The practices and policies of the host site must be strictly adhered to. An intern must also adhere to the policies, practices, and mandate of the work-site, and follow regulations regarding tardiness, absences, overtime, personal phone calls, visitors, dress code, personal hygiene, transportation, etc.
- Interns are responsible for their own lodging and transportation while doing an internship.
- Salary and other work related factors are agreed upon by the intern and the company he/she works for during the internship.