Internship Process

ELang 399R • Ling 399R • ELang 496R

1. Complete the prerequisite courses (or have a plan for completing them) for your emphasis. Note the criteria you must meet for an internship.

2. Develop internship: review possible sites, see other interns’ comments, contact site to determine if a position is available and that a qualified supervisor is willing and able to manage your training as well as report your progress.

3. Obtain Pre-Approval from department internship coordinator.

4. Attend an internship meeting before beginning your internship. Apply for travel funds if internship is unpaid and off campus.

5. Complete University forms: Click on Internship Application link (on BYU Registration page). Check for the provider’s Master Agreement in the Master Agreement Database (at http://intern.byu.edu under Dept. Internship Coordinators tab). If missing, the internship provider can apply (http://intern.byu.edu).

6. Register for appropriate internship class: Ling 399R, Elang 399R, Elang 496R (the Kennedy Center will assist you if your internship is international). Credit hours are determined by internship hours: 1 credit = 42 hours of interning.

7. Start internship. Complete all assignments as required by the internship class instructor. This will include a beginning and end Report, monthly Work Logs, and a Mid-Service, Final, and Site Evaluation.

8. End internship. Complete evaluations: yours of the site, and of you (by the supervisor). Write a thank you letter.

9. All international internships will be structured through the Kennedy Center. They will work with the Linguistics & ELang Department to approve your internship, vet the international location, and register you for your internship.

Questions? Send them to nancy.turley@byu.edu