HDFS Internship Program

Information on the Internship Program

Here are some key items that need to be completed in order to begin your internship.

TaskPurposeComplete by:To find more info:
Complete HDF 477Prerequisite for HDF 499Complete at least one semester prior to internshipFAQ
Eligibility ApplicationTo obtain information on your internship and graduation plans.During HDF 477Eligibility Application
Research possible placementsInterview at least 3 agenciesAllot yourself enough time to submit the Internship ApplicationFinding placement
Register for HDF 499You will need written permission in order to register for this class. NOTE: You MUST have a 2.5 GPA, be formally admitted into HDF, AND have completed HDF 477 in order to do your internship, NO EXCEPTIONS!Contact Internship Director during the semester BEFORE your internship to register for HDF 499.
Internship ApplicationTo obtain internship and supervisor informationDec 1 (Spring Interns), August 1 (Fall interns)Securing Placement
Attend Orientation MeetingTo receive information on the internship process and to obtain important forms to start your internshipSemester prior to internship; Students interning in the Fall should attend the orientation meeting at the end of Spring semester. Orientation typically occurs on Reading Day.