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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 offers you an effective learning experience under the supervision of a faculty member and an employer in the community.  Consult with your academic advisor regarding internship possibilities.  You also may want to use some of the resources available through the University of Memphis to assist you with your internship. 

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UNIV 4110 – Internship (3-6 credit-hours).  Supervised training in work related to the student’s educational objectives.  Prerequisite:  Approval of internship contract.
NOTE:  Paralegal Studies students take LEGL 4410,not UNIV 4110.

Credit-Hours and Work
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.

Instructor
The University of Memphis faculty member who is responsible for guiding the student’s work and is responsible for assigning a final grade.

Field Supervisor
A resource person in the work setting that will supervise or coordinate the work of the intern and provide an evaluation at the conclusion of the internship.

Procedures

  • As a student, you should begin the process by discussing internship possibilities with your academic advisor.
  • If employed, you can use your place of employment as the internship site with the stipulation that the field supervisor certifies that the internship experience will include additional learning activities other than regular job responsibilities.
  • You should complete the internship contract and submit it to your academic advisor.
  • Once the internship contract is approved, a permit will be issued and you will be cleared to register.

If you have further questions, you should contact your University College academic advisor.
Last name ending with:

A-G Sara Williams sjwillia@memphis.edu
 H-O Dorothy Hale dmhale@memphis.edu
P-Z Mary Brignole mbrignol@memphis.edu
Online Programs Tracy Robinson

tracy.robinson@memphis.edu

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The University of Memphis offers internship opportunities to students interested in enhancing their professional development, improving knowledge and skills to meet career goals.

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