Register an Internship for Credit

Some students choose to receive credit for their internships.  Some employers require students to receive credit for their internship – especially if the internship is unpaid. At UMass Amherst, you may receive credit for your internship whether it is paid or unpaid.

The number of credits you receive is dependent upon how many hours of work you complete.

Here’s how to make it happen.

How to Register an Internship for Credit

A credited internship is a position in a company or organization that provides you with a professional-level educational or training experience while earning academic credit. Credited internships can take place year round and may or may not be paid. To participate in a credited internship, you must have earned at least 45 credits and have at least a 2.0 GPA overall. (For exceptions to these rules, speak with your academic dean). In addition, you must complete your internship prior to graduation.

Here’s how to make it happen.

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