Internships: Academic Credit and More...
- Inter-L&S 260: Internship Course
- Inter-L&S 210: Career Development: Taking Initiative
- Housing Options
Internship for Credit Course (Inter-LS 260)
The Internship in the Liberal Arts & Sciences (Inter-LS 260) online course is offered during Fall, Spring & Summer terms, with limited enrollment. The course is open to any UW-Madison student, regardless of year in school or major, as well as University Special Students.
Instructions to apply for INTER-LS 260:
- Secure an internship.
- Fill out Course Registration & Internship Contract completely; agree to terms and conditions at the bottom.
- Submit a Position Description & Supervison Form to email@example.com
- Once you have submitted all required materials, the L&S Internship Coordinator will review them and email you when you have been authorized to enroll.
- Register for Inter-LS 260 via student center after you have received email authorization.
Application Deadline (space permitting): June 7, 2017
NOTE: Applications will be reviewed and approved on a first-come first serve basis. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
Questions? Contact Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-3921
Course approval may take up to one week after submission of all required materials.
This UW online internship course (Inter-LS 260) includes weekly readings, weekly online writing assignments, and a final reflection paper. It is worth 1 credit, and students may repeat the course up to three times. Grading is on the standard A-F system.
(Inter-L&S 210) L&S Career Development: Taking Initiative Course
The goal of this course is to give you the tools you need to be able to seek out knowledge and skills as you make future career and life decisions. You will learn, as a liberal arts and sciences student, that your education enables you to develop the skills and capacity to become leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Through critical reflection and dialogue, we will review a number of theories that pertain to personal career development, learn how to apply them as you proceed through your academic journey.
Visit the course guide here for registration information.
In this course, you will learn:
· How to apply and interview for an internship
· Strategies for researching companies and organizations
· Why a liberal arts degree is valuable for your personal and professional future
· What career development is and how to apply it to your daily life
· What strengths you are looking for when hiring interns and employees
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
· Students in their second-year of college (regardless of credits)
· Students pursuing or exploring liberal arts degrees, major declared or not
· Students who want support in their career exploration, planning, and decisions
· Students who want to learn how to conduct and effective job search
· Students who know EXACTLY what they want to pursue for a career
· Students who MIGHT KNOW what they want to do or AREN’T SURE where to start
Questions about the Career Development: Taking Initiative Coures? Contact Jon Cleveland at email@example.com
Internship Housing Options
City Specific Resources
New York City Student Housing
The following locations offer short-term housing options for interns and students in New York City in dormitories and other shared living arrangements.
- Columbia University - Summer housing for interns
- EHS: Educational Housing Services - A top housing resource for NYC interns offering 7 residences throughout Manhattan & Brooklyn.
- NYC Intern - Apartment housing in prime Manhattan location. Fall, Spring & Summer terms available.
- NYU Summer Housing Information - NYU housing options are open to non-NYU students during the summer
- Fashion Institute of Technology- All of their residence halls are conveniently located near public transportation, offering easy access to all that New York City has to offer.
Housing Information Sources for
New York City
Use the following sources to access a variety of housing listings for the New York City area. Please evaluate your housing options carefully as not all may be suitable for student living.
- College Sublease - Listings for short-term housing opportunities
- HotPads NYC - home and apartment rental listings in New York City. Use filters for sublet and find a roommate for shared housing. Use filters for sublet and find a roommate for shared housing
- Trulia Rentals Brooklyn - This resource from Trulia is specifically filtered for "rooms for rent" in Brooklyn. Rooms are listed by private parties and each listing has a unique descriptions, so please read carefully
- Zillow Rentals NYC - Use advanced filters to find the perfect place, then get in touch with the landlord
Washington DC Student Housing
The following locations offer short-term housing options for
interns and students in Washington DC in dormitories and other shared living
- American University Summer House for Interns - Dormitory housing, all utilities included
- George Washington University - Summer Housing Opportunities - A variety of options for on-campus housing arrangements
- International Student House of Washington DC - Dormitory-style housing
- The Washington Intern Housing Network - Fully furnished intern housing. Free to apply.
- Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH) - Shared housing; fully furnished, linens, household supplies, all utilities included; in various convenient locations in Washington DC
Use the following sources to access a variety of housing
listings for the Washington DC area. Please evaluate your housing options
carefully as not all may be suitable for student living.
- Hotpads DC - HotPads home and apartment rental listings in Washington DC. Use filters for sublet and find a roommate for shared housing.
- Zillow Rentals DC - Zillow rental listings in Washington DC. Use advanced filters to find the perfect place, then get in touch with the landlord.
- Homestay - Provides housing assistance to visiting students
- Partnership for Public Service Housing Guide - Tips and suggestions for your DC housing search.
- Trulia Rentals DC - This resource from Trulia is specifically filtered for "rooms for rent" in Washington DC. Rooms are listed by private parties and each listing has a unique descriptions, so please read carefully
Chicago, IL Student Housing
- Chicago Summer Housing – University Center Housing
- University Village - Affordable summer housing in furnished apartments for interns, located in Thomas Beckman Hall at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Information Sources for Chicago, IL
- Trulia Rentals Chicago - This resource from Trulia is specifically filtered for "rooms for rent" in Chicago. Rooms are listed by private parties and each listing has a unique descriptions, so please read carefully
Philadelphia, PA Student Housing
- Drexel University Conference Center - Offers centrally-located summer housing in on-campus residential halls for students and interns.
Housing Information Sources for Philadelphia, PA
- Trulia Rentals Philadelphia - This resource from Trulia is specifically filtered for "rooms for rent" in Philadelphia. Rooms are listed by private parties and each listing has a unique descriptions, so please read carefully
Cincinnati, OH Student Housing
- Xavier University – Offers housing at the university in a variety of apartments.
Housing Information Sources for Cincinnati, OH
- Trulia Rentals Cincinnati - This resource from Trulia is specifically filtered for "rooms for rent" in Cincinnati. Rooms are listed by private parties and each listing has a unique descriptions, so please read carefully
Nashville, TN Student Housing
- Vanderbilt University - This special housing option has been designed to accommodate students working directly with Vanderbilt departments as well as organizations offering learning opportunities in Nashville’s business and non-profit community. Accommodations are available for researchers, interns and students working on special projects.
Housing Information Sources for Nashville, TN
- Trulia Rentals Nashville - This resource from Trulia is specifically filtered for "rooms for rent" in Nashville. Rooms are listed by private parties and each listing has a unique descriptions, so please read carefully
- Intern Housing - This online resource is free to Interns & Co-Ops who work for participating employers. Access to this web resource is "password protected" for your security.
- ApartmentList.com - This online resource is free to use. Start searching by zip code or create a customized search.
– Housing options in some major cities
- UCAN – The University Career
Action Network--the group that brings you the Internship Exchange--has
compiled a list of weblinks for housing options in select cities
represented by various members of this intercollegiate consortium. This
list is updated periodically. UCAN doesn't specifically endorse any of
these sites, but provides the information to students looking for housing
options. Cities include: Atlanta,
Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, NYC, Philadelphia, San Francisco,
Texas, and Washington DC
Sublets - Sublet listings nationwide
- Craig's List -
Contains housing listings for various cities throughout the US
- HomeSuite - Contains furnished housing listings for various cities throughout the US
- Hostels.com - Lists hostels throughout the US (and worldwide)
- Offering over 3,500 properties across 9 major cities in the US for short
- Apartment rentals, sublets, houses, and rooms for rent in major US
- Abodo.com - A helpful app for easy apartment searching across the US
perform a general web-search for: “Internship Housing Options”