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Internships

An internship is an educational experience that offers students the opportunity to earn academic credit for experiential learning. Internships are designed to enhance a student’s professional preparation and career opportunities. The internship must be completed at an approved site where the supervisor has agreed to provide structured learning experiences that will support specific learning objectives, in order to receive credit.

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Internship Overview

  • Information

    Internship Information

    An internship is an educational experience that offers students the opportunity to earn academic credit for experiential learning. Internships are designed to enhance a student’s professional preparation and career opportunities. The internship must be completed at an approved site where the supervisor has agreed to provide structured learning experiences that will support specific learning objectives, in order to receive credit.

    Students must complete an Internship Application and receive the approval from the department sponsoring and College Internship Coordinator beforehand. Internship forms are available on the Career Development Center website.  Please review details in advance. Internship Guidelines:

    • Students must successfully have completed 60 credits
    • Students must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA
    • Associate Director of Career Development must approve application by DROP/ADD deadline
    • Minimum of 120hrs is required to earn 3 internship credits; students are limited to 2 different internships for a maximum of 6 credit hours of Internship in their degree program
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    Internship Resources

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  • Application Process

    Internship Application Process

    Information for a Three-Credit Internship (New Electronic Internship Paperwork)

    *Please remember until a final confirmation email to the YCP Email is received the internship has not been approved.

    1. After approval from the site regarding the Experiential Education Opportunity please schedule an appointment to meet with your Faculty Advisor.
    2. During the meeting prepare a document to be uploaded indicating your Learning Objectives and Learning Outcomes.
    3. Complete the electronic internship paperwork
    4. Please email the site to verify that they received an email with your name and York College Internship Opportunity and ask them to please respond.
    5. Once the paperwork is received by the Associate Director of Career Development a final email will be sent to your YCP email address indicating that you have been approved for the internship.

    *Please note this is the student’s responsibility to see the internship process through until you receive the confirmation email.

    **The email address: internships@ycp.edu should be used for any correspondence regarding internships.

    ***Remember that the completed Internship Application, including the proposed Learning Agreement and the signed Affirmation Statement, must be received by Career Development on or before the last day to add a course for the semester (Drop/Add Deadline).

Contact Us
Career Development Center
Main Office Info
Campbell Hall, Room 200
Phone: 717.815.1452
careerdevelopment@ycp.edu

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday until 6:00 p.m.

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