Career Services

Employer Responsibilities for an
Academic Internship

Employer Eligibility

To be eligible for academic credit, an internship must meet all of the following criteria:

  • The location must be in a business-zoned area.
  • Include a minimum of 140 hours completed over a semester or summer (averaging about 10 per week).
  • Include progressively responsible tasks, no more than 25% clerical in nature.
  • Provide supervision from an industry professional who is accessible and on-site a majority of the hours.

Proposal Paperwork

Your intern will be required to obtain your signature on two documents in order to apply for academic credit at Clark.

You may view the proposal here.


Career Services will contact you via e-mail twice during the semester and provide you with an evaluation form that is required in order for your student to receive credit.