Internship Major Directory

To begin the application process for an internship, students in the programs listed below complete the Intent to Intern online form.

To determine if you meet the program specific requirements, internship course descriptions are listed alphabetically by program served and expand via the drop down menus.

(For most Internships, students should anticipate being in their junior or senior year for the duration of the internship).

If Your Major is not listed below, please contact your discipline specific Program Administrator and Faculty Advisor. 

Internship Descriptions & Requirements by Major:

(Click title to view details)

Business
  • BU 4620 – Business Internship 1-12 credits: Students gain work experience by applying knowledge and skills learned in courses to on-the-job assignments in host organizations. Internships are supervised with planned objectives and a prescribed number of on-site work hours for which academic credit is earned. Open to students who have completed courses relevant to the position and have demonstrated self-discipline, motivation, and academic success in their major. 1 credit=40 hours of work experience. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits, of which a maximum of 3 credits may apply to elective credits within a business degree program when BU 4620 is listed as an elective in the program and the Internship work experience is in the discipline to which the credits are applied. Pass/No Pass. Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status; minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA; permission of the instructor.
  • BU 5060 – Business Graduate Internship 1-6 credits: Students gain work experience by integrating business knowledge and skills to add value to challenging projects in or behalf of host organizations. Internships are supervised with planned objectives and a prescribed number of work hours for which academic credit is earned. Open to students who have completed course work relevant to the position. This course is repeatable up to 6 credits. Prerequisites: Nine graduate credits in business, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and permissions of the instructor. Pass/No pass.

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For Sports Management:

Health & Human Performance Internship Information

CC 4881 – Sport Management Internship (4-12 credits): A culminating experience for the Sports Management major. The internship must be approved, supervised, and evaluated by the Department of Health and Human Performance. Each internship credit represents 45 hours of experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): CC 3300; minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA; junior status; approval of Internship Coordinator.

Contact the Health and Human Performance Internship Coordinator:

Jamie Stalnaker, for more Information.

Phone: 603-535-2293
Email: jvstalnaker@plymouth.edu

Chemistry / Biochemistry

CH 4600 – Internship 1-4 credits: Students engage in a work program to apply, in a practical manner, knowledge gained in major or minor coursework, under the supervision of a faculty sponsor, the Program Coordinator, and a supervising agency.Students must obtain a faculty sponsor and complete a work contract, including a written proposal prior to undertaking the internship. Students must also present a summary of their work to the group of peers and submit a written report to their faculty sponsor when the internship is completed. Final approval of the internship comes from the Program Coordinator. Completion of CH 3011 is recommended prior to participating in an internship. With permission.

Contact the Chemistry/Biochemistry Internship Coordinator:

Jeremiah S. Duncan
Office Location: Boyd Science Center, Rm 208
Office Phone: (603) 535-2289
Mail Stop: MSC 48
Email: jsduncan@plymouth.edu

Communication & Media Studies
  • CM 3955 – Internship 1-3 credits: Students engage in a work program to apply, in a practical manner, knowledge gained from their academic coursework at a site related to their major and option. To participate in an internship, students must apply to the Communication and Media Studies Department Chair. Once placed at a site, students will have both an on-campus supervisor and an immediate work supervisor. Students must register for CM 3955 prior to beginning their internship. No retroactive credit will be granted for internships that have already been completed. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. With permission. Pass/ No Pass. Prerequisite(s): CM 2770 and CM 2910.

Communication & Media Studies Internship Information

Contact Communication & Media Studies:

Karen Schaffner

Hyde Hall Room 129C
Phone: 603-535-2867

Email: kjschaffner@plymouth.edu

English Writing
  • EN 4950 – English Internship 1-12 credits: Advanced Study in Writing or Advanced Study in Literature and Film. Offers a culminating experience for English majors and minors in their junior or senior year. Students work in professional settings related to the field under the supervision of the Director of Practica/ Internships. Individual enrollment. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Pass/No Pass. Prerequisite(s): permission of the Director of Practica/Internships and the English Department Chair.

English & Writing Internship Information

English & Writing Internship Coordination:

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CONTACT US

Ellen Reed House
Phone: 603-535-2746
Fax: 603-535-2584

Administrative Assistant
Office: Ellen Reed, Room 1
Office Phone: 603-535-2746

Department Chair
Dr. Ann McClellan
Office: Ellen Reed 15
Office Phone: 603-535-2683
Email: akmcclellan@plymouth.edu

 

Environmental Planning
  • EPL 3960 – Internship 3-6 credits: Students engage in an individualized work program at an agency that emphasizes some aspect of environmental planning. Minimum time required is 10 hours/week for 1 semester. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. With permission. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): approval of the discipline’s Internship Program Coordinator.

Environmental Planning Internship Coordination:

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Geography
  • GE 3970 – Internship 1-6 credits: Students engage in an individualized work program at an agency that emphasizes some aspects of planning, tourism, GIS or other area related to their field(s) of study. Minimum time required is 10 hours/week for 1 semester. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): approval of the discipline’s Internship Program Coordinator.
Graphic Design
  • AG 3650 – PSU Student Design Company Internship 1 credit: Integrates with AG 3550, which is open to junior level Graphic Design majors (BA and/or BFA); allows students enrolled in both courses simultaneously (by portfolio acceptance) to fulfill their Graphic Design internship requirements on campus. Students follow the same procedure as interns who work off campus; create goals for their participation; maintain a journal during their experience; make a final presentation upon completion of the internship. A Graphic Design faculty member oversees the internship for performance expectations and evaluation purposes. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): AG 2330, AG 3300, (AG 3050 or AG 3490); Junior status as a Graphic Design major; portfolio review and acceptance by Graphic Design Coordinator. Corequisite(s): AG 3550.
  • AG 4900 – Internship 1-6 credits: Designed to give students a culminating educational experience within a wide range of practical on-the-job work experiences in the selected concentration. Commitment includes a negotiated number of hours per week and regular evaluation by Department Internship advisor. The internship is in agencies that are approved, supervised and evaluated by the Department. Prerequisite(s): Senior status; minimum 2.30 cumulative GPA and minimum 2.50 major GPA; all required courses in art area for major completed; approval of Department Chair, Departmental Review Committee, and Department Internship advisor.

Graphic Design Internship Coordination:

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Interdisciplinary Studies
  • IP3000 Practicum in Interdisciplinary Studies (1-3 credits)

Gives students the opportunity to explore connections across fields related to a theme or topics of their choice. The possibilities are many, as students work with a faculty advisor to propose and execute an applied project or experience related to their degree. Consent required of the instructor who will supervise the practicum and the Director of Interdisciplinary Studies. Offered by Individual Enrollment. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Pass/No Pass. Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.

  • IP3100  Internship in Interdisciplinary Studies (1-12 credits)

Students engage in a work program to apply, in a practical manner, knowledge gained from their academic coursework; the chosen site must be related to their IDS program. Placements and supervision are handled by the PSU Internship Office. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Pass/No Pass. Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.

  • IS 2950 – Disney College Program Internship 12 credits:

Gives students the opportunity to reflect on the joint PSU-Disney College Program. Includes onsite Disney coursework, 450 hour+ Disney internship, and supplemental online PSU coursework. Requires acceptance into the Disney College Program. Prerequisite(s): permission of the instructor.

IDS Internship Coordination:

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Music, Theatre, Dance
  • DN 4410 – Dance Internship 3-12 credits: The Dance Internship is an opportunity for students to gain meaningful work experience by applying the knowledge and skills learned in course work to on-the-job assignments in host organizations. Includes self-assessment, the design of a learning contract, reflection, synthesis and assessment. The internship is a supervised assignment for a prescribed number of working hours. Internships are established and supervised by the internship advisor. Enrollment for internships must be completed during the first 2 weeks of the registration period. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): Junior status; must be taken before the semester immediately prior to graduation; departmental approval; minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
  • MU 4410 – Music Internship 3-12 credits: The Music Internship is an opportunity for students to gain meaningful work experience by applying the knowledge and skills learned in course work to on-the-job assignments in host organizations. Includes self-assessment, the design of a learning contract, reflection, synthesis, and assessment. The internship is a supervised assignment for a prescribed number of working hours. Internships are established and supervised by the internship advisor. Enrollment for internships must be completed during the first 2 weeks of the registration period. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): Junior status; must be taken before the semester immediately prior to graduation; departmental approval; minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
  • TH 4410 – Theatre Internship 3-12 credits: The Theatre Internship is an opportunity for students to gain meaningful work experience by applying the knowledge and skills learned in course work to on-the-job assignments in host organizations. Includes self-assessment, the design of a learning contract, reflection, synthesis and assessment. The internship is a supervised assignment for a prescribed number of working hours. Internships are established and supervised by the internship advisor. Enrollment for internships must be completed during the first 2 weeks of the registration period. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): Junior status; must be taken before the semester immediately prior to graduation; departmental approval; minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.

Music, Theatre, Dance Internship Coordination:

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Women's Studies Council
  • WS 4000 – Internship 1-15 credits: A culminating educational experience to apply the knowledge and skills gained from course work. Placements are in an institution, business or agency delivering services to women. Placements are made by the Global Engagement Office. Repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits. Only 3 credits may be used to complete the Women’s Studies minor. Springs. Prerequisite(s): students must have declared the Women’s Studies Minor and completed 12 credits in the Minor to be eligible for an internship.

Women’s Studies Council Internship Coordination:

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If your Major is listed above, please submit an Intent to Intern Online Form: