Internships complement your coursework and give you on-the-job experience. College students who graduate with an internship on their resumes receive more job offers, and many employers hire directly from their internship programs.
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UGS 311 Internship & Career Experience Course
The School of Undergraduate Studies offers UGS 311: UGS Internship Experience, a three-credit course, available to all UGS students participating in internships and other career experiences. Internships may be on or off-campus, be paid or unpaid, and may include work with nonprofit agencies, government offices, or private corporations. This course is currently offered online during the summer, fall, and spring semesters on a letter-grade basis.
Benefits: In partnership with Texas Career Engagement, you will have access to resources and activities that allow you to:
- Create and evaluate professional development goals related to skills and careers
- Develop awareness of best practices for career education and career preparedness
- Identify career or major interests
- Reflect on your past, present, and future career objectives
Requirements: In order to enroll, you must be a current UGS student and have an internship. During the fall and spring semesters, your internship must be a minimum of 10 hours/week for at least 12 weeks (120 hours). During the summer, your internship must be a minimum of 14 hours/week for at least nine weeks (126 hours).