Credit-bearing internships at NAU are a partnership
between the internship host site, student intern, and NAU departmental internship coordinator or faculty
This tri-lateral partnership supports a
successful internship experience for all by articulating clear expectations,
supporting process compliance, and focusing on the intern’s roles as student
For more information visit Next Steps on the left, or the appropriate link below.
What are the responsibilities of the different parties during the internship?
What is the purpose of an internship?
An internship is designed to provide students with a guided introduction to the professional working world at or near the end of their program of study.
Who finds the student an internship?
Can I earn academic credit for an internship?
The student is responsible for finding a suitable internship position. Students, search our internship openings
for opportunities, or search these websites
Yes. You need a faculty advisor to supervise your internship. Many times but not always, internship credit counts only for general elective credit, and not towards your major requirements. Check with your department