When can I complete my internship for credit?
Applying for an internship for credit must meet minimum criteria including being admitted to the Perdue School of Business, being at least a second semester junior, and completing some course pre-requisites, including BUAD 300.
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Can I complete an internship with my current employer?
You may be able to do an internship with a current employer; however, the internship cannot include normal duties already performed by the student. Internships with current employers must include new assignments and/or projects specifically related to a student's major. Internships with current employers must be approved by your department chair and by the ABLE office to be eligible for credit.
Can a current student student supervise my ABLE internship?
No. A Current student, SU or otherwise, cannot supervise ABLE interns.
Can I be paid while receiving credit for an internship?
Yes. Many companies do offer monetary compensation for an internship; however, your focus should be on securing an internship that best fits your career goals.
Can I take my internship during the winter semester?
No. The 490 courses are not offered during the winter semester.
Can I participate in commencement prior to completing the internship?
Yes. Only if the internship will be completed during the summer I semester. As stipulated on the Request to Participate in Commencement Prior to Completing Coursework, “Undergraduate students who wish to participate in Commencement ceremonies must be registered for all courses necessary for completion of the degree during the semester in which they plan to take part in the ceremonies. Waivers to this policy may be granted only if the student can complete the degree requirements during Winter Term for December Commencement or Summer Term for May Commencement.” The request form to participate in Commencement can be found on the Registrar's website.
ABLE 490/491 courses are not offered during the winter term. Please contact the Student Services for more information.
What do I need to know when completing my internship over the summer?
What happens if a deadline is missed?
Please contact your department chair.
What needs to be done to satisfy the ABLE requirement for a double major?
Students are responsible for satisfying the requirements for both majors. Contact the ABLE office for further assistance.
What are the procedures to follow when an employer asks me to sign/complete paperwork?
Please contact Dr. Tammy Donaway, Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there alternatives to taking the ABLE 490/491 course?
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