- Students who want to pursue an academic internship need to have completed 12 credit hours and maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA.
- Students who want to pursue an academic internship are required to work with a faculty adviser who will oversee the term of the internship. Students who have a preferred faculty member identified should secure authorization from that faculty member prior to starting the internship. Career Services will assist students who do not have a faculty member identified.
- All internship positions will need to be approved by the Career Services Center and the appropriate academic department.
- Academic internships must coincide with an appropriate academic term. The Career Services Center can assist students with the available options.
- All internship hours must be completed during the same term the student is enrolled in the internship class.
- Academic credit is earned by completing the required work hours and the academic assignments
identified by the faculty adviser.
Internship credit is earned by the following work hour calculations:
- 75 work hours + coursework = 1 credit
- 150 work hours + coursework = 2 credits
- 225 work hours + coursework = 3 credits
- 300 work hours + coursework = 4 credits
Laura Lerdal, Culinary Market and Lab Coordinator, (630) 942-2359
Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist, (630) 942-2502
Jim Mulyk, Chair, Hospitality, (630) 942-6429
David Kramer, Chair, Associate Professor, Culinary, Baking and Pastry Arts, (630) 942-2868
Tim Meyers, Chair, Professor, Culinary, Baking and Pastry Arts, (630) 942-3223
Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048