ITI Internships

As you progress through the ITI major, we encourage you to identify your career aspirations and learning needs and develop learning objectives and strategies consistent with those needs. After you complete a minimum of 24 credits in the major, you may apply to undertake 04:547:450 ITI Internship.

The Scope of ITI Internships

An ITI internship is approximately 150 hours of professional workplace employment with an approved employer or organization in a corporate, nonprofit or educational setting. It must represent a significant learning opportunity that allow you to:

  • Apply the knowledge and skills you learned during the major.
  • Extend your classroom learning.
  • Develop an understanding of the dynamics of the ITI workplace.
  • Contribute in a professional way to a range of initiatives and goals of the chosen organization.

Need Help Finding Internship Opportunities?

Rutgers University and SC&I are committed to assisting you with making connections between your academic experience and career paths.

ITI Internship Proposal Application Process

The proposal represents a formal agreement between you, the place of employment and SC&I. Download the ITI Internship Application Proposal form for:

  • Internship guidelines and objectives
  • How to complete and submit your proposal
  • Student information
  • Employer information
  • Employer agreement/acceptance of internship terms

The deadline for submission for the Fall 2023 session is September 15, 2023. Submit the completed form, along with your resume and offer letter to the ITI internship coordinator Connie Pascal for review and approval. Once you receive approval, you will be assigned a Special Permission Number (SPN) to proceed with the enrollment and commence the internship.

ITI Internship Coordinator Meetings

Throughout the semester you will meet online with the ITI internship coordinator individually and as a group with other interns. A discussion list will offer opportunities for you to describe your experiences, answer questions and learn from other students. These discussions of substantive internship experiences are expected as part of course participation.

ITI Internship Workplace Evaluation

To help you understand what is expected of you as you complete your internship, know that we provide all workplace supervisors with the following evaluation criteria:

  • Summary of the duties you have undertaken
  • Evaluation of performance, including your:
    • Quality of outputs
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Workplace competencies related to ITI
    • Overall workplace competencies and attitudes
  • Evaluation of potential, including your:
    • Personal attributes and qualities
    • Capacity to master new skills and knowledge
    • Self-development
    • Responsiveness to feedback