Internship handout 2016

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

ECCE: Experiential and Service Learning: Internship (IPL:300)

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Are you ready for the Internship Experience?
    You must have at least 80 credit hours
    12-15 credit hours of your CBM College Core coursework must be completed
  • Internship consists of work in the Internship position (you must work 50 hours per each credit hours (ex. 6 credit hours= 300 working hours) and complete the IPL 300 Internship course.
  • Three¬†credit hours minimum is required (2013 catalog and later) and up to 6 credit hours is recommended. Check with your Academic or Faculty Advisor to see how many hours you need to fulfill your ECCE requirements.
  • The deadline to enroll for the Fall and Spring Semesters is the first week (Friday) of the semester.
    The deadline to enroll in Internship for the Summer semester is the first day of the semester.

 

  • To see the curriculum overview visit http://www.uis.edu/ipl/internships/students/course/
  • International students: contact International Student Services at HRB 52 or (217) 206-6678 or ISS@uis.edu and follow the steps below.
  • Clerical work will not be accepted, you must be completing Bachelor level work
  • No credit will be awarded for prior learning

 

IF YOU WANT TO USE YOUR CURRENT JOB FOR THE INTERNSHIP

  1. Contact:
    Dr. Dyanne Ferk for all BBA concentrations and ECO majors (dferk1@uis.edu)
    Dr. Branson (ACC: lbran1@uis.edu )
    Dr. Hadidi (MIS: rhadi1@uis.edu )
    This is possible but you must take on a new project or new responsibilities at your current place of employment for the Internship.
  2. Upon receiving confirmation that your current job is acceptable, complete steps 2-5 below depending on your program.

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN FINDING A NEW INTERNSHIP

  1. Contact:
    Dr. Dyanne Ferk for all BBA concentrations and ECO majors (dferk1@uis.edu)
    Dr. Branson (ACC: lbran1@uis.edu )
    Dr. Hadidi (MIS: rhadi1@uis.edu )
  2.  Start looking for an internship:
    For approved internships in the Springfield area go online or visit the Internship Office in BRK 482: http://www.uis.edu/ipl/internships/students/found/
    If you are not in the area, utilize networking and internship/job search sites to identify an internship http://www.uis.edu/ipl/internships/students/resources/
  3. Once you have an internship, complete the Internship Project Outline (Application). Submit the Project Outline to your Academic Advisor by the Friday before the semester begins. Late Project Outlines may result in you having to delay your Internship until the following semester. Please note: For this form your Academic Advisor is either Dr. Branson (Accounting) or Dr. Hadidi (MIS) or Dr. Ferk (BUS, ECO, MGT, MKT, SPM).
    http://www.uis.edu/ipl/internships/forms/
  4. Submit your signed and completed Project Outline to:
    Accounting majors: Dr. Branson Email: lbran1@uis.edu Office: UHB 4091 Phone: (217)206-6299
    MIS majors: Dr. Hadidi Email: rhadi1@uis.edu Office: UHB 4034 Phone: (217) 206-7294
    All other majors: Dr. Ferk Email: dferk1@uis.edu Office: UHB 4076 Phone: (217)206-7929
  5. Once your application is approved, Internship Office will give you a CRN, and you can register for the course.