Internships

Internships provide a valuable opportunity for students to network and gain professional experiences within industries of interest before leaving MICA. 

How to Find an Internship

1. Prepare Your Materials
Prepare your resume and cover letter, along with a portfolio website. 

2. Search for Opportunities
Research different opportunities that fall in line with your career goals.

MICAnetwork

MICA Internship Blog

MICA Internship + Career Fair

Career Resources

3. Apply & Follow Up
Apply to opportunities you are interested in. Be sure to follow up with the sites you've contacted.

4. Interview
Check out our interview tips online, or if time allows set up a mock interview with Career Development.

5. Register for Credit (optional)
Review How to Register an Internship.

How to Register an Internship

Follow these steps if seeking school credit for your experience.

1. Attend an Internship Orientation
Attend before the internship begins. Required for any student seeking credit for an internship.

2. Submit the Learning Contract
The Learning Contract is submitted digitally through www.MICAnetwork.com before the internship begins. Late contracts will not be accepted.

3. Approval of Internship
The internship must be approved by Career Development, the internship site, and the student's department prior to the start date.

4. Register Your Credits
Be sure to leave room in your school schedule to accommodate your internship credits!

For Employers

1. Hosting an Intern
Learn more about hosting a MICA intern.

Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

Registration Deadlines

Summer 2015: July 15th
Fall 2015: September 14th (to receive fall credit)
Spring 2016:February 1st (to receive spring credit)

Students registering their internships after the fall and spring deadlines will be required to add their course credit to a future semester.

Eligibility & FAQ's

Read MICA's Internship Policies and Requirements to ensure you are eligible to complete an internship for credit, and that your internship experience qualifies. Get answers to frequently asked internship questions.

Internships for International Students

Students attending MICA on an F-1 visa must follow specific instructions to register their internships in the U.S. with the federal government.

Meyerhoff Internship Fellowship

Meyerhoff Internship Fellowship Logo
This fellowship is awarded to deserving students who have demonstrated financial need and have secured a substantive internship offer form an employer in their field. The fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds.