CLAS Internships

Gain an Edge in your Career Search

Internships help students with the career planning that is so essential for life after graduation. The Colleges of Letters, Arts, and Science offers internship courses designed to provide students with work experience on an individual basis. These courses consist of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.

Earning Credit for your Internship

LASC 393 and LASC 493 are upper division internship classes that may be taken for 1-6 units of credit.  LASC 393/493 units may be either elective credits or credits that apply to a major or minor; speak to an academic advisor in your major to find out how these credits apply toward your program of study.

After you have done so, please complete the following steps to apply for LASC Internship course         

  • Complete the online information session
  • This will generate an email to you with a link to the online application.
  • Follow the steps outlined in the application and submit it.
  • You will receive confirmation that your application has been submitted AND steps to complete the REQUIRED Risk/Release form
  • The Internship Coordinator will enroll you in the course when ALL of the above is complete.
63% of paid interns in the class of 2012 had at least one job offer when they graduated. Of those who did no internship only about 40% had an offer.—National Association of Colleges and Employers
"More important than where they went to college, the major they pursued, and even their grade point average, an INTERNSHIP is the single most important credential for college graduates."—2012 Maguire Associates Survey