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For-Credit Internships at SAIC

Through CAPX, SAIC students are able to participate in the largest and most successful arts-related internship program in the country.

Visit our CAPX Internships page to learn more about our students’ options for internships at SAIC.

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Internship Guidelines

Approved for-credit internships must meet the following criteria:

Student Supervision – Supervisors share their expertise with interns to ensure an educational experience for them that is related to the student's curricular interests. Interns should be supervised during all work hours.

Workplace – Interns are provided a dedicated professional workplace or work-related job site. Interns are not permitted to work remotely or to use SAIC equipment or facilities to complete their internship responsibilities.

Student Safety and Liability – For-credit internship providers maintain safe, low-risk work environments. Interns must be covered by General Liability Insurance while in the workplace.

Use of a Motor Vehicle - Student interns are not permitted use their own cars or internship provider vehicles for any purpose related to their internship position. Interns may drive their own car to the internship workplace or work related job site.

Program Agreement - For-credit internship providers must sign a Program Agreement confirming the organization’s understanding of the expectations of the CAPX Internship program and insurance coverage.

For more information about our for-credit internship guidelines, review our program agreement here, or contact Assistant Director of Employer Relations Theresa Gimpel, at: