IC Course Time Frame
FIT's Internship Center works a semester in advance. This means that:
- Students are required to apply for their internships one semester before the semester in which they plan on doing internship.
- The counseling, interviewing and selection processes also take place a semester in advance of the actual internship.
SPRING semester interns begin their on-site work in late January early February, serve
for a minimum of 12 weeks and conclude their internships in May.
FALL semester interns begin their on-site work in late August or early September (serving the same 12 weeks) and finish up their internships in mid-December.
SUMMER semester interns begin their on-site work either at the end of May or early June, serve for six weeks and conclude their internships in mid-July.
For Spring, Fall and Summer students the number of hours that they spend at the sponsor
site depends on whether they have enrolled in a 2, 3 or 4 credit class. For the 4
credit class the student is required to intern a minimum of 168 hours during the semester.
For the 3 credit class the student is required to intern a minimum of 123 hours during
the semester. For the 2 credit class the student is required to intern a minimum of
WINTER session runs for the entire month of January. Students begin their on-site work late December or right after the New Year starts, and serve a minimum of 78 hours over the January semester.
No interns are available to start later than 2 weeks after the beginning of the current semester
Sponsors requesting students must apply at least 3-4 months prior to the semester to which they hope to attract interns to give their positions the best chance of being considered by our students
If the semester has already begun and you're looking to fill an immediate position, you may post a PAID non-credited internship (PT job) with Career Services.