Students have the option to intern part-time or full-time based on their schedule and department approvals. Credits are earned based on the number of hours worked each week.
|3 Credits||8+ hours/week (12+ for Business Majors)|
|6 Credits||16+ hours/week (24+ for Business Majors)|
|9 Credits||32+ hours/week|
Full-Time Local Internship Program
With the approval of your academic department, you may have the opportunity to create your own a full-time local internship program, similar in structure to our internship programs away in New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles. A sample credit structure is below. Please speak with your faculty moderator for more information.
|9 Credits||32+ hours/week at a local internship|
|3/4 Credits||Academic course of your choice taken at Stonehill|
|3 Credits||Academic work under the guidance of your faculty moderator|
Departments that Require Internships
A number of academic departments require that students complete at least one for-credit internship to graduate. Make sure that you are aware of your requirements from the beginning of your time at Stonehill so that you can plan accordingly. Departments that currently require internships include:
|Psychology||Healthcare Administration||Political Science & International Studies|
|Graphic Design*||Health Sciences*|
* Beginning with the class of 2020
Getting Credit for Your Internship
Students who wish to receive academic credit for their internship should follow these steps:
- Log in to 'myHill'
- Click on the 'myPlans'tab
- Go to the "Stonehill U.S. Internship Request for Approval" channel
- Complete the online internship application prior to the end of Add/Drop period
Note: All for-credit internships require faculty approval prior to the end of that semester's add/drop period. Students have the option to complete internships for credit or not-for-credit. See the full list of faculty moderators by department here.
Summer Internship Registration
Students may intern for up to 3 internship credits over the summer. Two options are available: a summer-for-summer internship, and a summer-fall split internship. For more information, and instructions on obtaining credit for your internship, go to the Registrar's webpage: http://www.stonehill.edu/2016-summer-courses/internships/ .