How to Pursue Academic Credit for Internships
Deadline for Winter 2022 Semester is December 20th at 5 p.m.
All steps below will need to be completed by December 20th at 5 p.m. in order to have your internship experience count as academic credit in the Winter 2022 semester. Late submissions or incomplete internship applications will not be accepted.
Step #1: Meet with an Academic Advisor
Meet with an Academic Advisor in Seidman to determine if you are eligible and if internship credit is an option for your personal graduation plan. Schedule an appointment by visiting our webpage.
Step #2: Secure Internship
Secure Internship- The Career Center here at GVSU can be a big help in this process.
Steps #3 & 4: Have Employer Send Job Description and Complete Seidman Internship Agreement & Learning Objectives
Have your supervisor email the Internship Coordinator, Anthony Mayberry - firstname.lastname@example.org, a copy of your internship job description. This should be as detailed as possible. This job description will also need to be included in the Seidman Internship Agreement form.
Please review the 6-minute Seidman Internship Agreement Tutorial video to understand the Seidman Internship Agreement process prior to starting the online Seidman Internship Agreement form.
Right after asking your supervisor to email the job description to Internship Coordinator, Anthony Maynerry, please complete the online Seidman Internship Agreement form. Please note that this form cannot be saved and will need to be completed in its entirety and submitted for review and approved by the Internship Coordinator and Department Faculty Member. The completed agreement form will also need to be submitted prior to the semester deadline. You will receive more information on the Seidman Internship Agreement form through your GVSU email.
Step #5: Sign Up for Class through Banner
If/when the Seidman Internship Agreement is approved, your next step is to sign up for the course! You’ll get instructions on how to do this via your GVSU email. Make sure to keep an eye on your email during throughout the Seidman Internship Agreement process as you will receive important information regarding your application status. You can also follow your internship agreement status by visiting the Seidman Internship Agreement system here.
Step #6: Complete coursework and internship
Complete coursework through Blackboard. Make sure to keep up with deadlines and complete all assignments on time.
For more information regarding internship information and eligibility, please read the detailed FAQ page.