Academics

Internship Program

Why Intern?

  • Learn more about career areas
  • Apply classroom theory to actual work settings
  • Explore networking possibilities
  • Discover your aptitude/attitude toward potential careers
  • Expand your worldview

When Can I Intern?

  • Must be a junior or senior
  • Must have declared major or have faculty approval in major of interest
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must have developed a serious approach to work
  • Best taken during semester(s) when you have a lighter class load

Procedure

  • See the Career Development Director to begin application process.
  • Approval form should be submitted to the Director at the time you register for the credit
  • Register for the _________490 (ENG, PSY, BEC, COM, etc.) at the normal registration time.
    • 1 credit = 45 hours on site
    • 2 credits = 90 hours on site
    • 3 credits = 135 hours on site
    • 4 credits= 180 hours on site
    • 5 credits= 225 hours on site
    • 6 credits= 270 hours on site
  • Up to 3 credits may be applied to the major
  • Up to 6 credits may be applied to the 128 required credits for graduation

Checklist

  1. Register for credits with the Registrar’s Office
  2. Turn in the Internship Approval form to the Career Development Center
  3. Turn in the Internship Agreement form to the Career Development Center

Thad Jahns, Director of Career Development /  thad.jahns@wlc.edu
Office: L146A  /  Phone: 414.443.8949  /  Fax: 414.443.8505