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AUW Internship For Credit (IFC) Program
Internships are experiential learning, where students gain direct experience in a professional setting, allowing them to explore their career interests. Internships also open up opportunities for students to gain supervision and feedback from professionals in the field.
While there is no set due date for IFC applications as it will depend on the recruitment cycle(s) for each company requiring interns, in the current Spring Semester you should declare by March 29 if you are going to earn credit for any internship.
Students may engage in internships:
Credit and Grading Information
A student may earn a total of eight credits from internships (and/or summer projects), throughout the entire study period at AUW. Students may distribute these credits in any manner they see fit, as long as they have secured approval from the faculty advisors of their internship and/or summer projects. For anyone internship, a can earn four credits, provided she completes a minimum of 120 hours. Refer to the IFC information form (), IFC Agreement Form ( and ), and/or contact Prof. Tiffany Cone (CDIP Faculty Advisor to the IFC Program) for further details.
Procedure for Earning Credit
To support achievement of these goals, different aspects of the student’s internship experience will be overseen by the CDIP Faculty Advisor, an academic advisor, and the on-site internship supervisor. To obtain academic credit, the student will be required carry out the following steps in order: