Presidential Intern Network Internship
SUMMER SEMESTER ONLY
of the Internship
are arranged to coincide with one of three academic terms--fall, spring and
summer, so that the student can receive academic credit. Student site selection
dates are listed below. Students who are selected to participate in the
internship program will agree to be onsite between these dates; as
an Internship Sponsor you agree to post your positions on or before February 17, 2014. Thus, listing an internship position with our office mid-term is
not likely to yield an intern until the following academic term. The academic
terms at the college will vary from year to year but generally fall within the
following time frames.
Term ......................................... mid-May through early August
must register for their academic internships by posted registration deadlines
each term. Although this date will vary from year to year, it typically falls
during the first week of classes for each term.
To receive the maximum amount of internship credit (6 credit
hours) for one semester, a student needs to complete 270 hours at your
internship site. Start and end dates will vary from site to site, but a minimum of 180 hours must be accounted for on-site over the course of the semester. Please
discuss clearly the anticipated start and end dates with your intern
Jacksonville University adheres to the national standards for
internships set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers,
NACE and will review your request accordingly.
experience must be an extension of the classroom: a learning experience that
provides for applying the knowledge gained in the classroom. It must not be
simply to advance the operations of the employer or be the work that a regular
employee would routinely perform.
skills or knowledge learned must be transferable to other employment settings.
experience has a defined beginning and end, and a job description with desired
clearly defined learning objectives/goals related to the professional goals of
the student’s academic coursework.
supervision by a professional with expertise and educational and/or professional
background in the field of the experience.
routine feedback by the experienced supervisor.
resources, equipment, and facilities provided by the host employer that support
the University seeks internship sites that will:
Offer Opportunity to
Develop Specific Skills: Communication,
Teamwork & Diversity
a Safe Work Environment: The internship site
shall be responsible for providing the intern with a safe work environment. For
safety reasons, interns are not allowed to work out of individual’s homes and
door to door canvassing/sales is specifically prohibited.
Agree to provide all required information to the university’s
career development center over the course of the experience.