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.
For information on student requirements, read the internship checklist.
Can I complete an internship with my current employer?
No. An internship at an organization in which the student is currently working/interning or has previously worked/interned for is prohibited.
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.
Should I wait until my last semester to complete the ABLE internship requirement?
It is highly recommended students satisfy their internship requirement prior to their last semester.
Can I take my internship during the winter semester?
No. The 490 courses are not offered during the winter semester.
I have an employer/host in mind. What does my prospective supervisor need to do?
Familiarize yourself with the rules & policies. Recommend the prospective supervisor review the employer related content on the ABLE website. Note: they do not need to submit an intern request form if they have already a student intern in mind. The form is for recruiting students only. Also, inform him/her that an email will be sent regarding the employer portion of the application. Be sure they are aware of our evaluation process as well. Direct him/her to the ABLE office for additional assistance if needed.
Can I participate in commencement prior to completing the internship?
Yes. Only if the internship will be completed during the summer 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, is degree-seeking, and has a cumulative 2.0 GPA. Please note that only a maximum of 7 credits can be completed in Winter Term, and only a maximum of 9 credits can be completed in Summer Term. ” 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.
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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