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Internships and Field Experience Permits and Packets

The University College offers internship opportunities for each of its students to provide learning experiences and coursework related to your area of study.  A successful internship provides you an effective learning experience under the supervision of a faculty member (your academic internship instructor) and an employer in the community (field supervisor).  Consult with your academic advisor regarding internship possibilities.  

Your concentration may require one or both of the following experiences:

UNIV 2110 - Field Experience (1-6 credit-hours)
Supervised on-site training in basic skills. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. Prerequisite:  Students must receive an approved field experience permit.

UNIV 4110 – Internship (3-6 credit-hours)
Supervised training in work related to the student’s educational objectives. Prerequisite:  Students must receive an approved internship permit.

Credit-Hours and Work
 » 50 clock hours of work experience = 1 hour of college credit.
 » 150 clock hours of work experience = 3 hours of college credit.
 » 300 clock hours of work experience = 6 hours of college credit. 
All work should be completed in one semester.

Permits must be obtained prior to start of internship and field experience.


Internship Permits and Information Packets


Paralegal Studies concentration permit request online

Merchandising concentration permit request contact Peggy Quinn at maquinn@memphis.edu

Child Development concentration permit request online

All other concentrations must submit the appropriate packet:

UNIV 4110 - Internship

UNIV 2110 - Field Experience


Permits must be obtained prior to start of internship and field experience.

All documents must be completed and submitted by posted deadlines.

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