Prerequisite: To be eligible for the internship course a student must be in the final term of his/her art degree program having completed 15 credits in her/her field and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Permission to take this course must be granted by the course instructor prior to registration. Said permission will be granted only upon completion of documents including a signed contract of employment.
The Cooperative Education Internship affords students the opportunity to build on their classroom studies in an environment that focuses on professional development. Students select an internship host company that offers the opportunity to develop skills in a field related to their study in studio art/graphic design, including corporate in house design, publishing, freelance design, newspapers and design agencies as well as related positions in other industries. Students will attend a preparatory class for the first week of the term and take part in an on-line class one hour each week. Students are required to work a total of 120 hours during the term at a host company.