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Friday, August 18, 11:40 AM Update: The lockdown has been lifted on EFSC's Cocoa Campus after an incident involving nearby Cocoa High School. Cocoa Police say an anonymous threatening phone call related to the high school prompted the short lockdown this morning. After checks of the area, it was found to be safe and lockdowns at both EFSC and Cocoa H.S. were lifted. Updates will be posted on this website and EFSC social media.

 

Seeking Interns from Eastern Florida State College?

If your business would like to host interns at your place of work then visit the Career Planning and Development web page to learn how to sponsor an intern.

 

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?

Some EFSC's Career & Technical Program AS or Certificate programs require or recommend an Internship. View Internship Course Information & Contacts.

Internship Forms

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.

Explore Service Learning

Students who are not eligible for an internship but are seeking experiential learning outside of the classroom should contact EFSC's Center for Service Learning with 350 community partners to choose from. Volunteer your time and talent at a non-profit organization and receive college credit.