Good-bye CDI 102, Hello New One Credit Academic Internship Program!

The Pulsifer Career Development Center is thrilled to announce that after working closely with the Dean’s Office, the Office of Academic Advising, and the Center for International Students and Scholars this summer, Bentley is now offering a new one credit internship course and this new course allows undergraduate students to earn one academic credit for internship work experience completed during the summer, fall, or spring trimesters.  As a result of this new program, CDI 102 has been discontinued as it will no longer be needed.

In order to enroll in the one credit internship course, students must complete a minimum of 45 hours of work at the internship over the span of at least four weeks in order to receive credit for the course. Students will need to have completed a minimum of 30 credits prior to taking this class in order to be eligible. This class can only be taken once. Students can decide to take this class as a business or arts and science elective.

In order to be approved for this course, students must fill out an online form available through the undergraduate course catalog. Once submitted, the student’s form will be reviewed by the Associate Dean of Business or the Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, depending on how they want the credit to count in their degree audit. Students must apply no later than the add/drop period of the academic semester during which the internship takes place. Credit will not be granted retroactively. Upon approval, the Associate Dean will assign the student a professor who will oversee the academic work associated with the internship and assign the student a grade of Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.

Three credit internships will continue to be available to upperclassmen via their Major department’s faculty internship coordinator.  For more information about this process, click here.

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Alyssa Hammond