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Faculty members are the key to successful experiential learning opportunities for students. Every student who receives an offer for an academic internship must ask a faculty sponsor to work with him/her.
Faculty status is required to supervise interns. However, teaching assistants may work with students if the supervising faculty will co-sign the learning contract and agree to be ultimately responsible for the course supervision.
Students may take this elective course outside their majors, but departmental approval is required. Therefore, for example, a History Department faculty member could be a sponsor for a student majoring in Historic Preservation in the College of Design, or vice versa.
Responsibilities of the supervisor include:
There are many benefits to becoming involved with students gaining real world experience through an internship. Below are some of the most common benefits that previous faculty mentors have referenced.