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Want to take an Internship Class

  Would you like to learn some professional skills to better prepare you for  an internship experience in a supportive hybrid online environment? You can also fulfill an internship experience while enrolling in a internship class. if your major does not offer an internship courses, learn more about the 1 unit GS 4898 Internship course experience by emailing: internships@csueastbay.edu

Steps to finding an internship opportunity at CSUEB


Step 1: Research your Major Department to see what academic internship course(s) they may have to offer.

Step 2: If your major does not offer an academic internship course, you may register for:

- GS 398 Internships: 1 unit hybrid to focus on professional development & internship readiness (suggested sophomore year).   

- GS 498 Internships (Undergraduate): 1 unit hybrid to focus on professional development & internship placement (suggested junior/ senior year).   

- GS 698 Internships (Graduate): 1 unit hybrid to focus on professional development & internship placement

Step 3: Students are responsible for finding their internship placement prior to registering for course. To locate potential internship opportunities visit S4Pioneer Jobs, and or Student Opportunity Center.  

Step 4: Students are responsible for informing internship site to register the internship opportunity through the S4 system.  Note: The approval process may take up to 10 business days. It is suggested to plan a semester ahead for this experience.

Email : internships@csueastbay.edu for more information.

Step 5: Need advising regarding internship course and or placement? Contact the Internships Coordinator at internships@csueastbay.edu.


Minimum academic requirement to enroll in a internship course: 

- You must be in good academic standing and not be on academic probation 

- You must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 (Undergraduate) and GPA of 3.0 (Graduate)

- The internship must be related to your major/career

- You must have an internship offer before you register for the course (dependent on course)


Students enrolled in a internship course need to consider:

  • Complete hours for internship site placement (typically 30+ hours)
  • Request for faculty advising when needed 
  • Complete mid semester check-in
  • Complete end of semester internship assessment and exit interview
  • Complete student reflection assignment(s)
  • Participate in the internship showcase 

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Disclaimer:

  • CSUEB does not recommend students accepting a non-paid non-credit internship experience for safety and liability reasons. CSUEB requires all partners to abide by our Federal, State laws, and Executive Orders and regulations.  
  • To report an incident please email: internships@csueastbay.edu 

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