Career Advantage is our new four-year program to help students prepare for their future career. It works in tandem with academic planning guides and gives students the industry experience and exposure they need. We encourage advisers to promote this comprehensive program to all students. For program information, please contact Pasi Musaindapo at (773) 244-5512.
Important Internship Deadlines
It is the responsibility of the student to execute all forms in their entirety.
Student Academic Internship Eligibility Form Deadlines:
Students are asked to attach their unofficial transcript and academic planning guide to their form.
For fall internship: May 15
- For spring internship: October 15
- For summer internship: March 15
Memorandum of Agreement Deadline:
This agreement is due to the Career Development and Internships Office before a student begins an internship, ideally in the first week of classes for the semester. Please note, this form ensures that the student receives academic credit for the experience.
Faculty Sponsor Narrative Deadline:
The narrative work sheet is due to the Career Development and Internships Office at same time as all other grades are due — the Wednesday after finals week. Internship objectives/goals and final paper/project are due at the same time, and the narrative cover sheet should be signed by the appropriate dean or divisional chair.
The following forms are available for download to assist North Park faculty in advising their students on internship:
Career Services on Demand
The Career Development & Internships Office is pleased to offer Career Services on Demand. This is an opportunity for faculty to integrate us into your lesson plan. If you are interested in having the Career Development staff present one of our many career workshops in your undergraduate class, contact us directly and we will be glad to come to you. The workshops we currently offer include:
- Introduction to Career Development – Why Use our Services Now?
It’s All About Internships
Navigating Your Job Search
Developing Your Interview Skills
Social Media and Your Job Search
Developing a Winning Resume
Networking: Why, How, Who, and When
Our staff can also work with you to customize a workshop based on your needs.
To request a workshop, contact the office via email. While we hope to be able to accommodate all requests, they will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.