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1) Definitions:
a) An internship is a planned and supervised field-based educational experience for which a student receives academic credit.
b) A University Supervisor is a Concordia University, St. Paul faculty member assigned by the academic department to supervise a given internship.
c) An On-Site Supervisor is a member of the internship organization who supervises the student intern and completes required evaluation forms of the student intern.
2) Academic Credit:
a) For each internship credit, the student is required to document 35 hours of work for the internship.
b) The number of credits earned is determined by the academic department, faculty adviser, and the student intern.
c) No more than one-third of a major or minor may consist of internship credits. No more than 12 internship credits may be applied toward the minimum credits required for a Bachelor’s degree unless students are completing two or more majors or a major and a minor, not to exceed 18 credits total.
d) Grades are assigned by the University Supervisor after evaluation forms and other required work are completed, within the grading deadlines set for that term. Extensions for incomplete work must be approved following the In Progress Grade policy.
e) Internships are graded on a Pass/No-Pass basis.
3) Academic departments or faculty are responsible for:
a) Approving internship experiences.
b) Providing a University Supervisor to evaluate and grade the student intern’s performance.
c) Collecting the student intern’s internship location and On-Site Supervisor contact information.
d) Regular contact with on-site supervisor in accordance with the requirements of the internship.
e) Setting appropriate standards for student intern preparation and performance.
f) Requiring a mid-term and final evaluation to be completed by the On-Site Supervisor and submitted to the University Supervisor.

Last modified: March 15, 2018