Internships are valuable ways of translating classroom theory into practical application, discovering what professional skills you need to master, and gaining firsthand knowledge of the pros and cons of a profession. Internships are measured in credit hours, are graded, and may or may not be paid work experiences. The majority of graduates reported that their internships positively affected their post-graduate employment potential.
All students with sophomore standing, who have spent at least one semester at Lyndon have a 2.0 GPA or better, and have the approval of their sponsoring academic department are eligible to participate in an internship. Before an internship can officially begin, students must complete the online Internship Contract (see below). Students should first consult with their faculty advisor and the faculty member who will be supervising the internship. Once the contract is completed, it needs to be forwarded to the appropriate faculty for approval. The Memo of Understanding is also needed to complete the internship contract. This should be printed off and signed by the internship site supervisor and the student and returned to the office of Career Services (Outdoor Education, Leadership, and Tourism, Exercise Science, Education, and Psychology students who are interested in internships need to follow their departmental procedures.)
The necessary internship forms are here for your convenience. For internship opportunities please visit Career Services for suggestions and check out the links below.
Presently all Lyndon academic departments, EXCEPT Recreation, Education, Psychology, and Exercise Science require students to obtain internship paperwork from the Career Services Office.
For internship opportunities please visit Career Services for suggestions and check out the links below. (Forms are currently branded Lyndon State College as we continue to transition our processes to Northern Vermont University.)
Student Internship Forms
- If you are a Lyndon student within these departments ATM, BUS, CIS, COM, CRJ, ENG, GEN, GLB, HIS, LIB, NAS/SCI, MAT, MBI, SOC, VIS – Here is your contract.
- If you are a Lyndon student within these departments – PSY, EDU, OEL, XSC (or all other departments) – Here is your contract.
- Internship Memo of Understanding (MOU) — Must be completed before the internship begins.
- Bi-Weekly Report
- Final Report Guidelines
- Self Evaluation Part I and II
- Internship Memo of Understanding (MOU)
- Mid-Term Site Supervisor Evaluation
- Site Supervisor Final Evaluation Part I, II, and III
College Central Career Network
Vermont Intern Program
INTERNQUBE- website resources for interns
NVU Career and Internship Center Facebook
WOWJobs – Canadian Job and Internship Search Engine
Amy Wright, M.Ed., Director of Career Services, NVU-Lyndon
802.626.6441 | 802.626.9770 (fax)