Internships and Co-ops College-Specific Information


Bagwell College of Education

Clinical Experiences are a critical aspect of Education degrees at KSU. Please visit the Clinical Experience, Placement, and Partnerships (CEPP) home page for more information.


Coles College of Business

  • *Please see the School of Accountancy CPA page and NASBA website for information on what counts toward CPA eligibility

    ACCT 3396 (Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
      • A grade of “C” or better in ACCT 3100
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits*: 3 per semester; 6 total credits toward Business Electives
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with ongoing employment with their current employer; this may require SOA faculty approval
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    ACCT 3398 (Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles
      • A grade of “C” or better in ACCT 3100
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits*: 9 credit hours toward Business Electives (additional credit hours can go toward CPA requirements)
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with ongoing employment with their current employer; this may require SOA faculty approval
    • Hours per credits (Fall/Spring):
      • 10-19 hrs/week = 3 credit hours
      • 20-29 hrs/week = 6 credit hours
      • 30+ hrs/week = 9-12 credit hours
    • Hours per credits (Summer):
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours
      • 300+ total hours worked/semester = 6 credit hours
  • ECON/FIN 3396 (Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
      • Concurrent enrollment in FIN 3100 or completed FIN 3100 with a grade of "C" or better
      • Must take for 2 consecutive semesters (e.g., fall/spring; spring/summer; summer/fall)
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 3 per semester; 6 credit hours total limit for co-ops
    • Max Credits per Employer: up to 6 credits total per employer, regardless of if through co-op or internship credit
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require EFQA faculty approval
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    ECON/FIN 3398 (Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles
      • A grade of "C" or better in FIN 3100
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 6 credits per semester and per employer; 9 total credits toward Business Electives
    • Max Credits per Employer: up to 6 credits total per employer, regardless of if through co-op or internship credit
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this requires EFQA faculty approval
    • Hours per credits (Fall/Spring):
      • 10-19/week = 3 credit hours
      • 20+/week = 6 credit hours
    • Hours per credits (Summer):
      • 15-29/week = 3 credit hours
      • 30+/week = 6 credit hours
  • ISA 3397 (Required Experiential Learning/Internship) effective Fall 2022
    NOTE: ISA 3396 and 3398 are no longer offered.

    • Participation Requirements:
      • A grade of "C" or better in ISA 3100
      • Approval of the Career and Internship Advisor (KSU Career Planning and Development).
      • Admitted to Coles
    • Grading: S/U
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require ISA faculty approval
    • Hours per credits (15 week semester Fall/Spring):
      • 10+ hours/week = 3 credit hours
    • Hours per credits (8 week semester Summer):
      • 15+ hours/week = 3 credit hours

    COOP 2000 (Audit Credit for Rotating Co-ops)

    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 to your academic major. Students in these positions are paid a wage.

    Requirements for participation:

    • A full-time (40 hours per week) co-op position, with full-time course enrollment during school terms between work terms
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class level status (also some graduate students with a declared eligible major); at least 30 completed credit hours; and a 2.50 KSU GPA
    • At least one completed semester at KSU prior to beginning the co-op position
    • Attendance at a cooperative education (co-op) workshop

    NOTE: this is an audit course which offers 12 audit credits to students working in a full-time co-op

    ***All requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semester's deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit***

  • IS 3396 (Undergraduate Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 3 per semester; 6 total credits toward Business Electives
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require IS faculty approval
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    IS 3398 (Undergraduate Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles
      • A grade of "C" or better in IS 3100
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 6 credit hours
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require IS faculty approval
    • Hours per credits (Fall/Spring):
      • 10-19/week = 3 credit hours
      • 20+/week = 6 credit hours
    • Hours per credits (Summer):
      • 15-29/week = 3 credit hours
      • 30+/week = 6 credit hours

    IS 8916 (Graduate Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • Include an offer letter with your Handshake request
      • The position should be clearly in the Information Systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or Computing Systems domain
        • Example keywords: data system, business analyst, network, system administration, DBMS, Cloud, IoT, Blockchain, FinTech, customer IT support, system deployment
    • Duration & Hours: Ideally the position will last the full duration of the semester. Students should work at least 15-20 hours/week for several weeks to be considered
    • Grading: S/U
    • Employment Criteria: Position descriptions will be reviewed by the MSIS faculty liaison (Dr. Tridib Bandyopadhyay, AKA "Dr. Bandy")
    • Ongoing Employment: Students who began their position more than 1 semester previously must have a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties to commence in the enrollment semester or semester immediately preceding enrollment; this requires MSIS faculty approval
    • Max Credits: 3 total credits

    IS 8918 (Graduate Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Include an offer letter with your Handshake request
      • The position should be clearly in the Information Systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or Computing Systems domain
        • Example keywords: data system, business analyst, network, system administration, DBMS, Cloud, IoT, Blockchain, FinTech, customer IT support, system deployment
    • Duration & Hours: Ideally the position will last the full duration of the semester. Students should work at least 15-20 hours/week for several weeks to be considered
    • Grading: S/U
    • Employment Criteria: Position descriptions will be reviewed by the MSIS faculty liaison (Dr. Tridib Bandyopadhyay, AKA "Dr. Bandy")
    • Ongoing Employment: Students who began their position more than 1 semester previously must have a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties to commence in the enrollment semester or semester immediately preceding enrollment; this requires MSIS faculty approval
    • Max Credits: 3 total credits

    COOP 2000 (Audit Credit for Rotating Co-ops)

    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 to your academic major. Students in these positions are paid a wage.

    Requirements for participation:

    • A full-time (40 hours per week) co-op position, with full-time course enrollment during school terms between work terms
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class level status (also some graduate students with a declared eligible major); at least 30 completed credit hours; and a 2.50 KSU GPA
    • At least one completed semester at KSU prior to beginning the co-op position
    • Attendance at a cooperative education (co-op) workshop

    NOTE: this is an audit course which offers 12 audit credits to students working in a full-time co-op

    ***All requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semester's deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit***

  • MKTG 3396 (Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements*:
      • NOTE: Position must have a strong international component in the student's area of interest (e.g., working for a company that is based in another country, or working for a company that conducts business internationally)
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require IB faculty approval
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    MKTG 3398 (Internship)

    • Participation Requirements*:
      • NOTE: Position must have a strong international component in the student's area of interest (e.g., working for a company that is based in another country, or working for a company that conducts business internationally)
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles
      • A grade of "C" or better in the 3100 course for area of interest (e.g., FIN 3100, IS 3100, MGT 3100, MKTG 3100)
      • A grade of "C" or better in MGT 3600
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require IB faculty approval
    • Hours per week (Fall/Spring) 15-week term:   

      3 credit hours – 10-19/week;  
      6 credit hours – 20+/week  

    • Hours per week (summer) 8-week term:  

      3 credit hours – 15-29/week;  
      6 credit hours – 30+/week 

    *International Business majors must work with an academic advisor in the Coles Center for Student Success (CSS) when planning their co-op or internship experiences

  • MGT 3396 (Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 3 per semester, 9 total credits towards Business Electives
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require MEH faculty approval
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    MGT 3398 (Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles
      • A grade of "C" or better in MGT 3100
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 9 credit hours (NOTE: limited to 6 credits in the summer semesters)
    • Recent Employment: Eligible for positions that began in the immediately preceding enrollment semester
    • Ongoing Employment: Students may be eligible for credit with a promotion, transfer, or significant new duties; this may require MEH faculty approval
    • Hours per credits (Fall/Spring):
      • 10-14 hrs/week = 3 credit hours
      • 15-19 hrs/week = 6 credit hours
      • 20+ hrs/week = 9 credit hours
    • Hours per credits (Summer):
      • 15-24 hrs/week = 3 credit hours
      • 25+ hrs/week = 6 credit hours
  • MKTG 3396 (Co-op)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
      • NOTE: The position must be paid (hourly/salaried)
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 3 per semester; 6 total credits toward Business Electives
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    MKTG 3398 (Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles
      • A grade of "C" or better in MKTG 3100
      • A grade of "C" or better in a 4000-level MKTG course
      • Requires faculty approval
      • NOTE: The position must be paid (hourly/salaried)
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Business Elective
    • Max Credits: 6 credit hours
    • Hours per credits:
      • *Every 56 hours/semester = 1 credit*
      • 168+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours
      • 336+ total hours worked/semester = 6 credit hours

 


College of Architecture & Construction Management

  • Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing in the University with an ARCH GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester (15 hours a week for 10 weeks)
    • Must have successfully passed ARCH2004 or ARCH2013
    • Must have the host firm issue an agreement (short letter) that they will support an enriched work environment with varied experiences supporting a weekly log or work report that the student will submit to the instructor of record
    • Must have at least 30 credits completed in major

    Please e-mail the Internship Coordinator, Dr. Christopher Welty, at Christopher Welty cwelty@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course. 

    ARCH 3398/W01: Architecture Internship

    Architecture students are NOT eligible for a co-op position due to the requirement that Architecture Studio be attended each Fall and Spring. Internships are recommended.

    Any Architecture students seeking internship credit through NCARB toward licensure MUST read the following carefully:

    Students intending to pursue a career in architecture must follow the requirements set forth by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). All of NCARB’s 54 U.S. jurisdictions require individuals to gain and document a certain amount of experience before becoming eligible to sit for the license and become a registered architect. This experience must be consistent with requirements and procedures of the Architecture Experience Program (AXP) program. Students pursuing a career in architecture are highly encouraged to visit the NCARB APX website. http://www.ncarb.org/Experience-Through-Internships.aspx

  • ***All applications/requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semester's deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit.***

    CM 3398 (Internship Course)

    • Successfully completed CM 3110
    • Maximum of 3 credit hours toward BSCM degree
    • Internship must be an off-campus experience
    • Must work a minimum of 160 hours for 3 credits
    • Must complete the Experience Form by semester deadline and receive full approval resulting in registration by the end of Add Drop.

College of Computing & Software Engineering

  • 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 to your academic major. Students in these positions are paid a wage.

    Requirements for participation:

    • A full-time (40 hours per week) co-op position, with full-time course enrollment during school terms between work terms
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class level status (also some graduate students with a declared eligible major); at least 30 completed credit hours; and a 2.50 KSU GPA
    • At least one completed semester at KSU prior to beginning the co-op position
    • Attendance at a cooperative education (co-op) workshop

    NOTE: this is an audit course which offers 12 audit credits to students working in a full-time co-op.

    ***All applications/requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semester's deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit.***

  • CSE 4983 (Undergraduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 2.5 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 30 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 4983 (Undergraduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 2.5 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 30 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 4983 (Undergraduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 2.5 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 30 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 4983 (Undergraduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 2.5 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 30 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 7983 (Graduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 3.0 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 9 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseinternship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 7983 (Graduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 3.0 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 9 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 7983 (Graduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 3.0 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 9 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.

  • CSE 7983 (Graduate Internship)

    Students must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be in good academic standing (min. 3.0 GPA)
    • Must work a minimum of 150 hours at internship site in the semester
    • Must have at least 9 credits completed in major

    For course syllabus, please click here.

    Please e-mail the CCSE Internship Coordinator, Darin Morrow, at ccseintenrship@kennesaw.edu to verify you're eligible for the internship course.


Norman J. Radow College of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • ANTH 3398 (Internship)

    • Requires 90 credit hours as a prerequisite
    • Requires ANTH 3300 and ANTH 4450 as prerequisites
    • Mandatory attendance at an internship orientation the semester PRIOR to intended internship and contact Dr. Susan Smith at ssmith1@kennesaw.edu for more information. 
    • For a list of previous internship sites, click here

    Questions about Anthropology internships? Contact your faculty coordinator, Dr. Susan Smith at ssmith1@kennesaw.edu 

  • COM 3398 (Internship)

    The process begins by contacting Professor Stella Payne at spayne66@kennesaw.edu.  She will answer questions related to eligibility and share preliminary forms that must be filled out prior to proceeding. 

    Participation Requirements:

    • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
    • Completion of at least 60 hours toward graduation
    • If you declared a major in the School of Communication programs Fall 2015 or after, you MUST BE ADMITTED to the program to be eligible for internship.
    • 3 hours credit in fall and spring require working 10 to 19 hours per week.  3 hours of summer semester credit must result in 20 to 29 hours per week.
    • 6 hours credit in fall and spring require working 20 to 29 hours per week.  6 hours of summer semester credit must result in at least 30 hours per week.  
    • Additional needs as outlined in the COM 3398 policy document

    Once students have been approved to participate in the program they will be directed to Career Planning & Development to complete the application process. 

  • CRJU 3396 (Co-op) 

    • Posted 2.5+ KSU Institutional GPA
    • Prerequisites: CJ major, 30 credit hours completed
    • Available for 1-3 credit hours per semester
    • Required two(2)-semester commitment
    • MUST be paid.

    Hours Per Week          Credit Hours Eligible
    10-19                                         1
    20-29                                         2
    30-40                                         3

    Email Professor Tanja Link (tlink1@kennesaw.edu) OR your Career and Internship Advisor with questions.

    All communication related to your application will be sent to your KSU student email.

    CRJU 3398 (Internship) 

    • Posted 2.00+ KSU Institutional GPA
    • Prerequisites: CJ major, 90 credit hours completed, including 12 hours of upper-level CRJU courses
    • Available for 3-9 credit hours
    • Read over the CRJU internship information here

    The criminal justice internship is a practical field experience in which the student takes on significant responsibilities.

    Email Professor Tanja Link ( tlink1@kennesaw.edu ) OR your Career and Internship Advisor with questions.

    All communication related to your application will be sent to your KSU student email.

  • English and Professional Writing students should contact Dr. Jeffrey Greene (jgree167@kennesaw.edu) prior to submitting an internship application. 

    ENGL 3398 (Internship)

    • Minimum GPA required: 3.00
    • Strongly Encouraged Prerequisite: Writing 3109 Careers In Writing
    • Prerequisite: Writing 3109 Careers In Writing 
    • Earn 1-12 credit hours

    MAPW Internship & PRWR 7600

    • Minimum GPA required: 3.00
    • 6 credit hours max
      • You may only be able to enroll in the internship course twice during your degree completion
  • GEOG 3398 (Internship)

    • Geography majors only
    • Prerequisite: 15 credit hours of upper-division Geography courses
    • For geography majors pursuing the GIS certificate, the pre-req includes GEOG 4405 Advanced Geographic Information Systems

    To view a list of past GEOG 3398 internship host sites, click here.  (Presence of these sites does not imply endorsement)

    Contact Professor Uli Ingram at uingram@kennesaw.edu for questions about the academic course.

    GIS 3398 (Internship), GIS 4415 (Practicum)

    Contact Dr. Nancy Pullen at npullen@kennesaw.edu for application information

  • Before you apply, Please contact Dr. Jennifer Dickey at jdickey2@kennesaw.edu for application information

    HIST 3398 (Internship)

    • Minimum Institutional GPA required: 2.75
    • 9 Credit Hours max (not usually in a single semester)
    • Requires 60 credit hours as a prerequisite
  • If you have questions about internships in Interdisciplinary Studies, please contact the below faculty BEFORE completing an application:

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    ISD 3398

    Please contact Katharine Schaab (kschaab@kennesaw.edu)
    African and African Diaspora Studies

    AADS 3398

    Please contact Seneca Vaught (svaught3@kennesaw.edu)
    Gender and Women's Studies

    GWST 3398

    Please contact Letizia Guglielmo (lgugliel@kennesaw.edu)

    For questions about all other programs, including Latin American Studies, Asian Studies, Peace Studies, Religious Studies, and American Studies, please contact the Program Coordinator of your program.

  • For information about gaining internship credit for a major in Modern Language & Culture, please click here.

    Faculty Internship Coordinators:

    Required Assignments for Co-op Classes *

    • Objective Statement Report
    • Online Career Portfolio Assignment
    • Student & Supervisor Evaluations
    • End of Semester Report

    For more information about these assignments, including due dates, please check Desire2Learn (D2L).

    * The supervisor evaluation will be sent (toward the end of the semester) to the supervisor of each student enrolled in a co-op course. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the evaluation is completed by their supervisor and returned to the Department of Career Planning and Development on time.

  • POLS 3396 (Co-op)

    Minimum Cumulative GPA required: 2.50
    Must be at least sophomore status
    3 Credit Hours max per semester

    POLS 3398 (Internship)

    Review the instructions for completing the application for internship/co-op credit here.

  • For those seeking an internship as a Psychology major, please contact Dr. Daniel Niederjohn. He can be reached at dniederj@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-6604.

    For the application paperwork, please visit the Department of Psychological Sciences website.

  • SOCI 3396 (Co-op)

    • Minimum Institutional GPA required: 2.5
    • 3 Credit Hours max per semester (up to 9 credit hours total)
    • Requires 30 credit hours as a prerequisite
    • This course is a two semester commitment (see advisor for details)

    SOCI 3398 (Internship)

    • Minimum Institutional GPA required: 2.0
    • 9 Credit Hours max in a single semester (up to 9 credit hours total)
    • Requires 90 credit hours as a prerequisite
    • Read over SOCI internship information here
  • TCOM 3398 (Internship) - Technical Communication

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Junior standing
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours 

    IAD 3398 (Internship) - Interactive Design

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Junior standing
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours 

College of Science & Mathematics

  • BIOL 3398 (Practical Internship)

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • 1 credit hour = 3 hours/week
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 2.5
    • Grading: Pass/Fail
    • Credit Type: Major Elective or Free Elective, Please Check with your academic advisor.
    • Max Credits: 4/semester

    BIOL 4402 (Research Internship)

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
      1 credit hour = 3 hours/week
    • To be designated as a research intern, the student's project must involve the gathering and analysis of data.
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 3.0
    • Grading: Pass/Fail
    • Credit Type: Major Elective or Free Elective, (please check with your academic advisor).
    • Max Credits: 4/semester

    ENVS 3398 (Practical Internship)

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
      1 credit hour = 3 hours/week
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 3.0
    • Grading: Letter
    • Credit Type: Major Elective or Free Elective, (please check with your academic advisor).
    • Max Credits: 4/semester
  • CHEM 3398

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • 1 credit hour = 3 hours/week (Spring/Fall) or 6 hours/week (Summer)
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 2.5
    • Grading: P/F
    • Credit Type: Free Elective
    • Max Credits: Credits vary by academic track, (please check with your academic advisor).
  • MATH 3398

    Important: Students applying for MATH 3398 must first review this syllabus document. (This syllabus is subject to change each semester)

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 2.5
    • Grading: P/F
    • Credit Type: Upper Division Elective
    • Max Credits: Credits vary by academic track, (please check with your academic advisor).
  • STAT 3398 (Undergrad Internship)

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 2.5
    • Grading: P/F
    • Credit Type: Upper Level Elective
    • Max Credits: 3
    • Min. Hours Worked Per Week On Site: 10 hours

    STAT 8918 (Grad Internship)

    • Paid Experience: Not Required
    • Min. Semester(s): 1
    • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 3.0
    • Grading: P
    • Credit Type: Free Elective
    • Max Credits: 3

College of the Arts

  • ART 3398* (All BFA students), ARED 3398*, ARH 3398*, ATT 3398* 

    Participation Requirements:

    • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
    • Prerequisites: 60 Credit Hours Completed
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Upper-Division Major Requirements
    • Max Credits: ART 3398 is max 3 credits; ARH 3398 is max 6 credits
  • ATT 3398

    Participation Requirements: 

    • Overall GPA of at least 2.5 
    • Requires 60 credit hours as a prerequisite   
    • Max Credits: 12 
    • Hours:  10-19 hrs/week = 3 credits; 20-29 hrs/week = 6 credits ;30-39 hrs/week = 9 credits; 40 hrs/week = 12 credits

     

    BAT/BFA Textiles + Surface Design Internship Policy

    Textile students are encouraged to use Handshake, career fairs, networking, and contact the head program coordinator: Amanda Britton (abritt31@kennesaw.edu) to secure a position that will allow them to learn skills relevant to their academic major. Under direction of faculty members, students will explore individually directed studio projects and/or industry focused internship partnerships. It is highly recommended that students choose an internship partnership that they are not currently employed with.

  • MUSI 3398

    • Participation Requirements: 
    • Overall GPA of at least 2.5 
    • Requires 60 credit hours as a prerequisite 
    • Grading: S/U or Letter  
    • Credit Type: Upper Division Electives  
    • Max Credits: 12 (depending on concentration)
  • DANC 3398

    • Participation Requirements: 
    • Overall GPA of at least 2.5 
    • Requires 60 credit hours as a prerequisite 
    • Max Credits: 3 
    • Hours:  5hrs/week = 3 credit (teaching internship) 10 hrs/week = 3 credit (administrative internship) 

    NOTE: Students must submit a copy of their course schedule that’s been signed by their internship supervisor for their internship term to signify that sites understand students’ class responsibilities. 

    Additionally, students must submit an offer letter OR submit this completed Dance Memorandum of Understanding

  • TPS 3398 

    • Participation Requirements: 
    • Overall GPA of at least 2.5 
    • Requires 60 credit hours as a prerequisite 
    • Max Credits: 9  
    • Hours:  10 hrs/week = 3 credit (or 150/semester); 20 hrs/week = 6 credit (or 300/semester); 30 hrs/week = 9 credit (or 450/semester)

Graduate College

Some graduate programs may allow you to get academic credit for participating in an internship. Please visit your graduate program’s website for more information. 


Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development

  • CYBR 3396 (Co-op)

    This course is for sophomore, junior, or senior students who wish to obtain on-the-job experience in conjunction with their academic education.

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • 30+ credit hours completed
      • Admitted to the Cybersecurity eMajor
      • A grade of "C" or better in CYBR 3100
      • Must take for a minimum of 2 semesters
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Major Electives
    • Max Credits: 1-3 Credit Hours*
    • Hours per credits:
      • 150-299 total hours worked/semester = 1 credit hour
      • 300-449 total hours worked/semester = 2 credit hours
      • 450+ total hours worked/semester = 3 credit hours

    CYBR 3398 (Internship)

    • Participation Requirements:
      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to the Cybersecurity eMajor
      • A grade of "C" or better in CYBR 3100
    • Grading: S/U
    • Credit Type: Major Electives
    • Max Credits: 3-9 Credit Hours*
    • Hours per week (Fall/Spring):
      • 10-19 hrs/week = 3 credit hours
      • 20-29 hrs/week = 6 credit hours
      • 30+ hrs/week = 9 credit hours
    • Hours per week (Summer):
      • 15-24 hrs/week = 3 credit hours
      • 25-39 hrs/week = 6 credit hours
      • 40+ hrs/week = 9 credit hours

    *The number of credit hours applicable to degree program is limited. Please see https://catalog.kennesaw.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=38&poid=4870&returnto=3040 

    COOP 2000 (Audit Credit for Rotating Co-ops)

    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 to your academic major. Students in these positions are paid a wage.

    Requirements for participation:

    • A full-time (40 hours per week) co-op position, with full-time course enrollment during school terms between work terms
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class level status (also some graduate students with a declared eligible major); at least 30 completed credit hours; and a 2.50 KSU GPA
    • At least one completed semester at KSU prior to beginning the co-op position
    • Attendance at a cooperative education (co-op) workshop

    NOTE: this is an audit course which offers 12 audit credits to students working in a full-time co-op

    ***All requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semester's deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit***


Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering & Engineering Technology

  • 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 to your academic major. Students in these positions are paid a wage.

    Requirements for participation:

    • A full-time (40 hours per week) co-op position, with full-time course enrollment during school terms between work terms
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class level status (also some graduate students with a declared eligible major); at least 30 completed credit hours; and a 2.50 KSU GPA
    • At least one completed semester at KSU prior to beginning the co-op position
    • Attendance at a cooperative education (co-op) workshop

    NOTE: this is an audit course which offers 12 audit credits to students working in a full-time co-op.

    ***All applications/requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semester's deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit.***

  • CE 3398 (Internship)

    Eligibility/Info:

    • Engineering Standing Required
    • Min. of 12 hours in residence at KSU completed
    • Min. work hours: 150 hours
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours total may be counted toward the CE Degree
    • Department chair approval required

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete the Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it. )
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours

    What kind of work/job qualifies for Civil Engineering course credits?

    • The work duties must be relevant to the practice of engineering and/or scientific research. Production work that includes tasks such as CAD, data collection/analysis, or design qualify. Work that is not related to engineering, such as filing documents, working as a manager in a non-engineering company, or manual labor, do not qualify.
  • CPE 3398 (Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Cumulative work hours required: 37.5 hours (1 cr) ~ 150 hours (4 cr)
    • Min GPA to receive credit? 3.0 
    • Engineering standing required 
    • Grading? A~F
    • Credit Type: Counted as technical elective credits
    • Max Credits: Variable credit 1-4 credits

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete the Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • EE 3398 (Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Cumulative work hours required: 37.5 hours (1 cr) ~ 150 hours (4 cr)
    • Min GPA to receive credit? 3.0 
    • Engineering standing required 
    • Grading? A~F
    • Credit Type: Counted as technical elective credits
    • Max Credits: Variable credit 1-4 credits

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete the Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • Electrical Engineering Technology (ECET 3398) 

    Eligibility/Info: 

    • To apply for academic credit for an internship, please contact Professor Larisch scott.larisch@kennesaw.edu. Be sure to include your student ID in your email to him. 
    • Min work hours: 200 hours
    • Max Credits: 4 credit hours total may be counted toward the EET Degree
    • Grading: S/U
    • Department chair approval required


    Application (After contacting Professor Larisch):

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete the Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • ISYE 3398 (Internship)

    Eligibility:

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • IET 3398 (Internship)

    Eligibility/Info:

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
       Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
       2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete Handshake Experience form
       Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
       Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • ME 3398 (Internship) 

    Eligibility:

    • Credit/Work Hours: ME students can earn 1-3 credits, contact your Career & Internship Advisor for more information
    • Min GPA: 2.5
    • Must have 90 credit hours (12 in residence at KSU)
    • Department chair approval required

    Application:

    ME students will be required to submit an end of semester report (includes oral presentation if requested) to their instructor summarizing what they have learned from the internship and its application to their career.

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete Handshake Experience form 
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET 3398)

    Eligibility:

    • Min work hours: 150 hours
    • Max Credits: 3 credit hours total may be counted toward the MET Degree
    • Grading: S/U
    • Department chair approval required

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete a Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours
  • MTRE 3398 (Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Cumulative work hours required: 37.5 hours (1 cr) ~ 150 hours (4 cr)
    • Min GPA to receive credit? 3.0 
    • Engineering standing required
    • Grading? A~F
    • Credit Type: Counted as technical elective credits
    • Max Credits: Variable credit 1-4 credits

    Application:

    ENGR 3398 (Audit Credit Internship)

    Eligibility:

    • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a declared engineering or engineering technology major
    • Must have at least 30 completed credit hours
    • 2.5 KSU GPA are eligible to participate

    Application:

    • Must complete the Handshake Experience form
    • Students interested in registering for ENGR 3398 are required to attend an internship workshop (online linked here and email their Career and Internship Advisor confirming they’ve watched it.)
    • Can register for 3-12 audit hours

Wellstar College of Heath & Human Services

  • EHS 7800

    Please contact Dr. McLester (cmclest1@kennesaw.edu) if you're interested in pursuing an internship for academic credit.

  • ES 3398 Requirements

    • Declared Exercise Science Major
    • Available for 1-3 credit hours
    • must have a current CPR/AED certification
       

    ES 4950 Requirements

    • Prerequisite: ES 4500 and ES 4550
    • Available for 3-12 credit hours
    • Hands on experience in which the student takes on significant responsibilities
    • must have a current CPR/AED certification
  • HS 3000 & 4950

    If you are wanting to discuss the application process or internship sites for your Foundation or Advanced Internship for Human Services you will need to contact Professor Leslie McClane at lmcclane@kennesaw.edu

  • For those seeking an internship as an Integrated Health Science major, please contact Dr. Mari-Amanda Dyal by email at mdyal2@kennesaw.edu or by phone at 470-578-6216.
  • Internship/Externship course credit is not available for Nursing majors. Contact your Career & Internship Advisor for more information.
  • PHE 4750

    If you are seeking information specific to the PHE 4750 Capstone Internship in Public Health Education, please contact Dr. Jane Petrillo, PHE Program Internship Coordinator, jpetrill@kennesaw.edu.

  • SM 3398 Requirements:

    • Posted 2.5+ KSU AGPA
    • Declared Sport Management Major
    • Available for 1-6 credit hours

    SM 4950 Requirements

    • Posted 2.5+ KSU AGPA
    • Prerequisite: SM 4900 Senior Seminar
    • Required 12 credit hour experience in student’s final semester

 

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