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Internship Checklist

Student Guidelines

Before enrolling for an Internship:

During the internship:

  • Keep and submit a weekly journal comprising a chronological list of all work experience gained during the internship. This should be in one document with a heading for each week.

  • Submit the journal entries weekly via CANVAS drop box.

  • Rate yourself periodically on the Evaluation of Intern form to increase the odds that a permanent position will be offered.

After the internship:

  • Write and timely submit a paper demonstrating the knowledge gained from the internship. (see page 2 of the policy document for more information)

  • Submit your final journal of work experience

  • Have employer submit to the faculty coordinator:
    • Intern’s Duties and Supervision form or equivalent
    • Evaluation of Intern or equivalent
       

Employer Guidelines

Before the Internship:

  • Carefully read the Texas State University Department of Accounting Internship Policy

  • Reach agreement on internship(s) with student(s)

  • For each student, provide Internship Objectives and Training Program form or equivalent, which includes:
    • Objectives to be met during the internship,
    • A description of work assignments to be performed, and
    • A description of the formal training program you will provide

After the Internship:

  • Provide to each student and faculty coordinator:

    • Intern’s Duties and Supervision form or equivalent

    • Evaluation of Intern form or equivalent