Meet your Career & Internship Advisor
Phone: (470) 578-6555
Office: Dept. of Career Planning & Development - Building A, Suite 160 (1100 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060)
Jen Yelton -- Career and Internship Advisor
Phone: (470) 578-6555
- Industrial Engineering Technology
- Systems Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
This is my first visit, what should I do?
- Register your account in Handshake (formerly OwlLink)
- Learn where to find us
- Review the Services offered by our office
- Start marking your calendar for upcoming events
- Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor
If you would like to schedule an appointment please contact our front desk at (470) 578-6555 and start by telling them your major. We are all looking forward to assisting through the process to career success.
Internship & Co-op Information
Apply for Cooperative Education (co-op) Credit (COOP 2000 Course)
Cooperative Education (co-op) - KSU's Cooperative Education (co-op) program is built around three alternating semesters over a five semester period with the same company in a position that provides experience directly related your academic major. Students in these positions are typically paid a wage.
- Position is full–time (40 hours per week); enrollment must also be full-time during school terms between work terms.
- Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and students in graduate school with a declared eligible major, at least 30 completed credit hours, and a 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate.
- Students must have completed one semester at KSU prior to beginning an intern or co-op position.
- Attended a cooperative education (co-op) and internship workshop (either in person or online)
All applications/requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semesters deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit.
Apply for Internship Credit (Academic Credit)
Internship Credit - An internship is employment that closely relates to your major and is usually one semester in length. Students may also receive academic credit for their participation (with an eligible major) and the position may be paid or unpaid. Note: Questions about how your internship course credit will count toward your degree should be directed to your academic advisor.
Civil Engineering (CE 3398)
- Paid Experience: Not Required
- Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 2.5
- Min. work hours: 100 hours
- Max Credits: 3 credit hours/semester
NOTE: All students are required to meet with Education Abroad BEFORE applying for an International Internship. Students seeking academic credit for international internships must also apply for approval through Handshake. Please contact Nadine Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting. For more information, visit the Education Abroad Internships Page.
Students approved to receive academic credit for an internship are responsible for ensuring that they correctly register for the course during the associated registration
How to Find a Postion
The best way to find a position is to log into handshake and complete your profile. Look at opportunities under “Jobs” and submit your resume if you meet the qualifications.You can also find an internship on your own without using handshake, as long as you and the position meet the program requirements. See your Career & Internship Advisor for different avenues for finding positions.
All positions have to be approved through The Department of Career Planning & Development. NOTE: KSU does not give retroactive credit.
Career Exploration and Resources
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Job, Internship, & Co-op Fairs
How to work a Job, Internship, & Co-op Fair
Fall 2018 Job, Internship, & Co-op Fair Dates
Two Day STEM Job, Internship, and Co-op Fair – Wednesday, September 19th and Thursday, September 20th from 12-4pm in the Gymnasium (Marietta)
All Major Job and Internship Fair – Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 from 12-4pm in the Dr. Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation & Activities Center (Kennesaw)
Spring 2019 Job, Internship, & Co-op Fair Dates
Education, Government & Non-Profit Job and Internship Fair – January 21st from 3-6pm in the KSU Center (Kennesaw)
Two Day STEM Job, Internship, and Co-op Fair – February 19th and 20th from 12-4pm in the Gymnasium (Marietta)
All Major Job and Internship Fair – March 20th from 12-4pm in the Dr. Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation & Activities Center (Kennesaw)