Information And Actions Being Taken Related To COVID-19
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 COVID- 19 Internship Update

Student safety, health, and well-being is a priority. Read this article from NACE about the vaccine in relation to your internship. 

  • Internship Agreement Form must be completed and signed electronically by student, academic advisor and site supervisor. 
  • Communicate with internship sites and faculty advisors regarding adjusting schedules or requirements (if unable to complete hours) due to COVID-19.  
  • Students should not to report to an internship site if the CDC/Citadel instructs them not to.
  • TEMPLATES FOR COMMUNICATING WITH SUPERVISORS

When researching internships, explore remote internships options. 

Need help? Contact careercenter@citadel.edu / spope@citadel.edu for support.

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Internships offer hands-on practical experience. They give students opportunities to gain "valuable, applied experience and make connections in professional careers fields they are considering. They give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.” -  NACE

When you secure an internship, complete The Citadel's Internship Agreement Form electronically, which includes: 

  1. Student, Faculty Advisor & Site Information and Signatures
  2. Internship Description and Learning Objectives
  3. Leave Request (approved by faculty advisor & submitted in CAS by department)
  4. Legal Agreement with Waiver of Liability & Indemnity

ELIGIBILITY CHECKLIST:

  • Internships for academic credit are (typically) for academic juniors and seniors. See department advisor for exceptions
  • Student has minimum 2.5 GPA, approval from academic department, and is at a place in academic studies where department encourages internships
  • Cadet internships cannot interfere with Leadership Training or academics (see White Book for exceptions)
  • Student is able to commit a minimum of 10hrs weekly (during fall/spring semester) at least 2-3 days or hours agreed upon by academic advisor
  • "Contact hours" are typically 90 hrs -120 hrs /16 weeks or 10 week summer session. Most internship courses are 3 academic credit hours
  • Student has secured internship independantly, through The Career Center, or from a referal from department advisor  or outside source that meets department internship guidelines 
  • Student registers for internship course and completes Internship Agreement Forms 
  • Special circumstances are referred to the Career Center

Search sites to get started:

Other forms and resources:

  1. Cadet Guidelines - White Book Internship Policy
  2. Academic Internship Guidelines for students (pages 35-39)
  3. Pre-Internship Self Rated Assessment (complete before you begin your internship)
  4. Post-Internship Self Rated Assessment (complete after you finish your internship)
  5. Suggested Reading: How to Talk To Anyone: 92 Tricks For Big Success In Relationships
  6. Suggested Reading: Making The Most Of Your Internship

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