Student Information

Requirements

  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in program-related coursework.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in completed program-related coursework.
  • Must be willing and able to work a minimum of 225 hours for a three-credit-hour course.

Student Responsibilities

While on the job, the student should perform in a manner which not only helps to maintain the quality of the business, but the standard of conduct as prescribed by that business.  Interns should always be mindful that they are representing the college, as well as themselves, in dealing with the organization.  Future internship opportunities can only be maintained with this organization if they student participating in the internship conducts him/herself in a manner consistent with properly recognized actions and behaviors.

  1. The student should contact the program instructor to express interest in enrolling the program internship course.
  2. The student should secure an internship position with an organization by working with the Career Service Center, the program instructor, and working on his/her own to see what internship opportunities are available in their program of study.
  3. The student should obtain the necessary forms by downloading them from this website.
  4. The student should present to the employer, in person or by mail, a cover letter indicating interest in the internship position, and a resume.
  5. After obtaining the position, the student should notify the program instructor so she can allow the student to enroll in the internship class (BUS 2210 Section 03).
  6. The student will work at the internship site a minimum of 225 hours during the internship.
  7. The  student must complete weekly reports and submit them to the program instructor (see forms section).
  8. The student is responsible for giving the employer internship materials and forms to complete.
  9. The student must abide by all rules, regulations, and policies of the employer and Illinois Valley Community College.
  10. The student must understand he/she represents Illinois Valley Community College.  Good attendance, punctuality, attitude, dependability, and quality of work may affect the employer's consideration for continued participation in the internship.