1. Q. May I download the application?
A.The application is available in a downloadable PDF format. Students may print and submit a completed form with payment to Office for Undergraduate.
2. Q. What is the earliest date that I can submit my application for a summer internship?
A. Students may submit their applications to the Office for Undergraduate Education the beginning of the spring semester. Please submit the completed form with payment. Allow two to three weeks from receipt of request for processing.
3. Q. Can I fax my application to Office for Undergraduate Education?
A. Faxed applications will not be accepted. A Tuition Charge of $50.00 must be submitted with the application.
4. Q. What are the methods of payment and to whom is payment made payable?
A. Office for Undergraduate Education accepts check or money order. Make check or money order payable to Emory University. Include pertinent details: write in the student's full name and empli id number.
5. Q. How long does it take to process my internship application?
A. Please allow up to 14 business days for processing. A letter of approval and evaluation form will be sent to the employer. A copy will be sent to the student.
6. Q. What happens if I do not submit an application prior to completing the program?
A. Students who do not submit the application in advance will forfeit the option to receive this non-academic credit. Students should locate the internship in advance and submit the application in a timely manner prior to completing the work. Applications/tuition charges are not accepted after the work is completed.
7. Q. What is the deadline for submitting applications?
A. Note: Students must complete a minimum of 120 hours to receive credit. Students should assess the start time of the internship to ensure they can meet the minimum 120-hour requirement.
8. Q. Are there steps I should take to ensure my grade is posted upon the completion of the internship?
A. Employers must provide an evaluation at the end of the internship period. Upon completion of the assignment students are strongly encouraged to ask employers to provide an evaluation of their work. (Employers submit these to Dr. Joanne Brzinski, Senior Associate Dean, Office for Undergraduate Education, 301 Dowman Drive, White Hall, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30322 – 2012 Summer Internship Program Attention: Ms. Brenda Nix)
9. Q. Where can I go to get advice to obtain information about internships?
A. There are several sources available from which students may obtain information about summer internships.
A. The Career Center http://www.career.emory.edu/students/get_experience.html provides resources to help students search for and explore their options in locating summer internships nationwide, including two online internship databases: (Eagle Ops and UCAN), resume/cover letter critiques, networking tips, and more.
A. Students should also check with their department of major as well as the Carter Center http://www.cartercenter.org/involved/internship/index.html.
10. Q. What are my options if I need University housing during the dates of my summer internship?
A. Living arrangements should be made in advance and are the responsibility of the student. Students interested in living on campus during the summer may contact the Office of University Housing at (404) 727-7631 to obtain information about summer housing. Their web site is http://www.emory.edu/HOUSING/.
11. Q. When will grades be posted to a student's transcript?
A. Grades should be posted at the end of the summer, not later than the end of add/drop/swap period. If Office for Undergraduate Education does not receive an evaluation prior to this date a grade of Unsatisfactory will be assigned to a student's transcript.
12. Q. My grade isn't showing on my transcript.
A. A grade (satisfactory/unsatisfactory) will be posted upon receipt of the evaluation. Students should check their transcript and follow up with their supervisor to ask him/her to provide the evaluation of the student's work.
13. Q. What are the hours of operation for the Office for Undergraduate Education?
A. Office for Undergraduate Education is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. weekdays, except holidays. Closings for special purposes are posted 3-5 days in advance.
14. Q. Who is eligible to participate?
A. All degree-seeking students in Emory College of Arts and Sciences or Oxford College who are in good academic standing and who have met their financial obligations to the University are eligible to enroll. Students in the Goizueta Business School or other schools in the University should consult with their own school deans about internship credit.
15. Q. As a student with International status what options are available to me if I want to take advantage of a Summer Internship opportunity? How do I proceed?
A. The Emory College Summer Internship does not fulfill the enrollment requirement for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization for F-1 students. International students in both F-1 and J-1 status should carefully review the information about employment available on the ISSS website and address questions to the appropriate International Student Advisor.