Earn Internship Credit

Application Instructions for ASCS-X373, MSCH-X472, MSCH-X474, ABEH-X473, and BIOL-X473:
Ready to apply for one of the these internship courses? Here’s how.

  1. Make sure to read about individual course requirements:
    1. ASCS-X373 (More information below)
    2. MSCH-X472 (All other Media School Majors)
    3. MSCH-X474 (Journalism Majors)
    4. ABEH-X473 (Animal Behavior Majors)
    5. BIOL-X473 (Biology, Microbiology, and Biotechnology  Majors)
    6. IU POLS DC Internship Program
    7. ASCS-X375 (For full-time student status – more information below)
  2. Log into your Career Link account.
  3. Click the My Account tab and select “Internship Credit Application” from the drop down menu. If this is not an option, contact us at (812) 856-4278 or iuwalter@indiana.edu.
  4. On the following page, select the “Add New Experience” button. Complete the application form and click the “Submit” button. You will receive a confirmation email shortly and will hear back on the status of your application within five business days. Note: You must select a work term that includes “ASCS” as the prefix (for example, “ASCS Fall 2017”). If you do not select an ASCS work term, your application will not be processed.

You can view the status of your application on the Internship Credit Application page. It will appear as Pending until our internship committee either approves or rejects your application. After we receive your application, we will contact your supervisor and request a description of the internship. Once we have collected the necessary information, we will determine whether the internship can be approved. If we approve your internship, we will provide instructions for you to register for the course.

If your application is rejected:
If your application is rejected, your status will change from Pending to ! Not Approved. Choose “Review” to see comments from our internship committee at the top of the page. You can return to the Internship Credit Application page and press the “Edit” button to update your application. Once you have made the necessary changes, press the “Resubmit” button. You should hear from the internship committee within five business days.

If your application is approved:
If your application is approved, your status will change from Pending to Approved and you will receive an email notifying you that you are able to register for the course.

Application Timelines:

Spring semester: Application Opens: Nov. 5 | Application Closes: Feb. 1
Summer semester – Application Opens: March 5 | Application Closes: June 1
Fall semester – Application Opens: July 2 | Application Closes: Oct. 1

If you have questions:
If you have questions, contact us at iuwalter@indiana.edu or 812-856-4278.