Course Description

MIT 3090F-001 (Fall 2016)   MIT Academic Internship I

Instructor: M. Levine

Course Description
The MIT Academic Internship is an unpaid, credit internship for up to four months, or a minimum of 140 hours. The internship will require students to make connections with academic study while undertaking supervised duties in organizations and businesses with media-related or information-related interests, public service organizations, and community groups. The student is required to a) maintain a suitable level of performance in the position as verified by the employer through evaluations and b) submit a mid-term as well as a final report, demonstrating how the experience gained through the internship relates to his/her coursework and program of study.

Prerequisites: Registration in the third or fourth year of a module in MIT or MPI, with a minimum cumulative average of 72%, and have no failures or documented academic offences.  Approval of, and acceptance into, an internship placement.  

MIT 3990F/G, 3991F/G.

The internship is given 0.5 course credit, and will show on the student's transcript as Pass with Distinction, Pass, or Fail.