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Internship & Career Services

Internships help students prepare for a career with relevant work experience where they can apply coursework skills and knowledge and gain exposure to jobs within their chosen industries.
November 10, 2021 10:27 PM
Follow these steps to make sure you get credit.
November 10, 2021 10:05 PM
See what you should do to successfully land an internship.

Internship Requirements

An Internship Must:

  • Be related to your major
  • Be approved by your department
  • Be registered for credit

Find the Internship Requirements for your major:

Internships with Extra Requirements

Learn about the student guidelines for different types of internships and to ensure approval and credit for your internship.

International internships must meet a higher standard and require special handling due to potential risks associated with travel/living outside the U.S. Please be aware that this process will take several weeks and you must submit your request sufficiently in advance to allow time for this. Not all international internship requests are approved, so any expenditures made prior to final approval and authorization for credit may be done at the risk of not receiving internship credit for the experience in the event that your internship is denied. Such expenditures might include pre-paid travel, lodging, and program participation costs.

Learn more about International Internship Requirements.
To apply for an entrepreneurial internship, you need to submit an extensive business plan and a signed confirmation letter from a LOCAL outside mentor.

Learn more about Entrepreneurial Internship Requirements.
These guidelines are intended to provide students with high-quality experiences, comparable to off-campus internships. Students will be able to focus on gaining valuable skills, rather than trying to juggle the demands of work and school simultaneously.

On-campus internships should be driven by the department, rather than a student’s request. The department should identify a need, determine if a qualified supervisor is available to oversee the student, and then submit a request.

Learn more about On-Campus Internship Requirements.
This type of internship is designed to be completed with hospitals that BYU-Idaho has a separate Affiliation Agreement. These agreements require interns to obtain background checks, drug screens and provide immunization records prior to being authorized for their internship course. Only students interning at these hospitals should select the Healthcare Facility Internship Type.

Clinics, doctor’s offices, gyms, therapy and rehabilitation centers, etc., do not have these requirements. For those please use the Standard Internship Type.

Financial assistance is available in some instances. It is administered by the Financial Aid Office. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information.
January 04, 2022 10:46 AM
Your internship coordinator can help you find an internship by giving you degree-specific direction.
November 10, 2021 10:08 PM
Explore the Internship Coordinator Handbook.
November 08, 2021 12:22 PM
Internship Service Missionaries from various U.S. cities help BYU-Idaho students and alumni connect with employers and internship providers. You can also visit our campus Internship Service Missionary in the Career Center.