Register an Internship

Review the steps to register your internship for school credit below. Be sure you plan ahead and to allow enough time for your internship's approval prior to your first day of work.
note: internships must be registered before THEY BEGIN

Find Your Internship

Review these resources if you need help finding an internship that aligns with your professional goals.

Review Internship Eligibility and F.A.Q.s

Read through Internship Eligibility and our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about receiving school credit for an internship experience at MICA.

F-1 international students: Review Internships for International Students for more details about interning in the United States.

Complete the Internship Orientation

This is the first step to register your internship with MICA. Complete the Internship Orientation at least two weeks before the internship begins to give yourself enough time to submit the Internship Agreement for approval.

Complete the Learning Agreement in

The Internship Learning Agreement outlines the terms of your internship, including start and end dates, your job responsibilities, and your goals of the experience. Once you have been hired to an internship, submit the agreement online through This should be done before the internship begins.

Internship Approval

The Learning Agreement is reviewed by multiple parties to ensure the internship is an appropriate and intentional learning experience that adheres to MICA’s standards and guidelines. The agreement is approved by:

  • Career Development
  • your Department Chairperson/Program Director
  • your internship supervisor prior to your start date
  • International Education (for international students)

Approvals are managed electronically through MICAnetwork. Approvals typically only take a few days to process. All parties reserve the right to deny an internship if they do not feel it is an appropriate experience.

Register Your Credits

You will receive an email confirmation of your internship's approval. At that time, Career Development will register your internship for the semester you indicate in your Internship Agreement. Review MICA’s academic calendar for specific semester add deadlines. Be sure to leave enough room in your schedule to accommodate your internship's 3 studio credits. 

Join the Internship Canvas Course

Look for an email invitation to join the internship Canvas course. There you will find the syllabus and all assignment details. This is also where you will submit your coursework.

Start Your Internship

Once you receive your approval confirmation your internship can begin. Should you have any questions along the way do not hesitate to contact Career Development at 410-225-2420 or