The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development can help you identify appropriate opportunities in art and design fields. Students may receive 3 credits for a structured and approved internship, and gain up to 6 credits toward graduation. To seek credit for an experience, students must register their internship prior to their start date. Details on securing and registering an internship can be found below.
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.
3. Apply & Follow Up
Apply to opportunities you are interested in. Be sure to follow up with the sites you've contacted.
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.
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!
1. Hosting an Intern
Learn more about hosting a MICA intern.
Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
Fall 2016: September 12th* (to receive fall credit)
Spring 2017: January 30th* (to receive spring credit)
Summer 2017: July 14th
*Students registering their internships after the fall and spring deadlines will be required to add their course credit to a future semester.
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.
Students attending MICA on an F-1 visa must follow specific instructions to register their internships in the U.S. with the federal government.