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Unformatted text preview: Abilene Christian University College of Business Administration Internship Program Summer 2007 Two Paths for Getting an Internship If you do not wish to receive course credit for your internship, STOP here. You have no need for this packet. Do-it-Yourself Path : Use your own contacts or your current position to secure an internship within your discipline. COBA Sponsored Path : Use COBA sponsored opportunities to interview for and secure an internship within your discipline. Pros: You dont have to meet the eligibility requirements (i.e.2.75 GPA, senior standing) Pros : COBA does the initial work for you by finding and posting internship opportunities on ACU CareerLink. Cons : You dont take advantage of COBAs internship connections. Cons : You must meet the eligibility requirements listed below or as dictated by host company: 2.75 cumulative GPA Senior class standing (90 earned hours) Wish to receive course credit for the internship How it works : You interview and select an employer who is willing to hire you as an intern using your own connections. Any arrangements on pay or other conditions of work are between the intern and the on-site supervisor. If you are currently working in your discipline, you can receive internship credit for that experience. Obtain approval from your employer to receive course credit for the work you will complete during the semester. Once you have been hired as an intern you will need to complete an Internship Information Form and return it to the COBA Connections Office before the beginning of the semester. When you submit your Internship Information Form and your internship is approved, you will be enrolled for internship class (MGMT 499, MKTG 499, FIN 499, ACCT 499). Your student account will be billed for 3 credit hours. How it works : Create an ACU CareerLink account (instructions attached), download your resume, and choose Summer internship under Applicant type. Note : You must post your resume to ACU CareerLink before you can apply for internships. Apply for posted internships on ACU CareerLink under the Co-op Job link by following the host companys instructions. This is a competitive process, so it is important to look at all of your options and schedule interviews as soon as possible. Any arrangements on pay or other conditions of work are between the intern and the on- site supervisor Once a host company has selected you for an internship, you will need to complete an Internship Information Form and return it to the COBA Connections Office before the beginning of the semester....
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