Seeking Interns from Eastern Florida State College?
Internships & Cooperative Education
Resources for Eastern Florida State College Students
Internships for college credit are available to students in specific Career & Technical Programs. Students who have declared a major and who have completed courses that demonstrate skills and knowledge in the technical area will be considered for a college credit internship.
Follow these steps to start an Internship for college credit or Cooperative Education Experience:
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Step 1: Starting the process
Student contacts a Technical Program Faculty (instructor) to determine if appropriate
course work has been completed and student is prepared for a college credit internship. Students may also check with an academic advisor on the status of appropriate
technical courses completed. Click here to view contact information.
Internships for college credit follow the traditional college schedule of classes with predetermined start and end dates by terms.
Internships for college credit require the student to pay the appropriate tuition amount for the course.
An Instructor within the Career & Technical Programs department must agree to be the "instructor of record" for the internship. Steps are also noted on the internship form.
Step 2: Finding the business to host the internship
Student secures the appropriate business or organization (internship site host) that will sponsor an internship. Preparing a great resume and practicing for job interviews can be very helpful as students seek an internship host site. Visit EFSC's Career Planning & Development Center to access these and other great career planning services.
Step 3: Establishing goals
Student meets with Instructor to determine if the internship host site is acceptable and to establish internship goals that will be required in the college credit course. Instructor identifies course objectives, requirements and deadlines.
Step 4: Building the course
Instructor works with appropriate EFSC personnel to build internship college credit course section in Banner. Appropriate college personnel will build the course in Banner. Internships courses traditionally follow the regular class schedule with pre-determined start and end dates by terms. Internship courses require the student to pay the appropriate tuition.
Step 5: Registering for the course
Student will obtain instructor signature for the internship course on a college registration form. Student will meet with an academic advisor to register for the internship course.
Step 6: Submitting internship packet
Instructor reviews the internship packet and determines which documents are necessary for the internship. Forms and necessary documentation may vary across programs. Instructor maintains original internship forms.
Considering an Internship?
This eight-page packet includes a Learning Agreement, Application, Check Sheet, Internship Site Host (Business or Organization place of work) Evaluation of Student Performance and Student Worksite Review.
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