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 the internship class, Ling 399R (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.
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