It's easy to receive academic credit for your internship experience. The key is to plan ahead and follow these simple rules to register your internship with Career Development before you begin working:
The Internship Process Has Changed!
All internships will now use Career Development's new digital process outlined below to receive academic credit.
Find Your Internship!
Resources to help you find your internship include our weekly Internship Info Sessions led by our Peer Career Advisors (PCA's), the Career Development Internship Sourcebook, our opportunity database, www.MICAnetwork.com, and our compiled History of MICA Internships available to students when logged on to www.MICAnetwork.com.
Read Internship Frequently Asked Questions
Read these helpful tips for more information about receiving academic credit for an internship experience at MICA.
Attend an Internship Orientation
This orientation will walk you through how to register an internship through www.MICAnetwork.com, and the requirements necessary to receive credit for your experience. You must attend this orientation and have your internship approved before you can begin working at your internship site. Orientations during the Spring 2013 semester will be held every week on Thursdays at 3:00 PM and Fridays at 4:00 PM in the Career Development Office (Gateway 200).
Complete the Learning Contract through www.MICAnetwork.com
The Learning Contract outlines the terms of your internship, and is the agreement between you, MICA, and the internship site. You will complete and submit your Learning Contract through www.MICAnetwork.com, which will begin the electronic approval process. The Learning Contract must be approved by you, your Internship Sponsor, your Department Chairperson* and the Career Development office. You may not begin working until you receive confirmation from the Career Development office that your internship has been approved by all parties.
*If you are an International Student - your CPT paperwork must be completed, and the Learning Contract must also be approved by the International Student Advisor. See the Employment for F-1 International Students page for further details.