Intern for Credit

There are a few steps involved to register to earn credit for your internship. Don’t worry, they’re easy!

Come in to Career Services in the PSGE Center, Golisano Hall for a quick conversation about registering for credit, or just email specific questions to our staff. Email:

Steps to Register for Credit

If you have accepted an internship placement with an organization and would like to receive academic credit and see it on your transcript follow these steps!

Use our Learning Agreement Dashboard to fill out a Domestic Learning Agreement, an International Learning Agreement, or an Emerson (Part 1) Learning Agreement.

Domestic Learning Agreement
For internships located within the USA.

International Learning Agreement
For internships abroad. 

Step 1: Download and read the steps on how to register for academic credit.

PDF: How To Register (Domestic)

 Step 2: Please fill out this official online agreement with the approval of your internship faculty supervisor.

Domestic Learning Agreement

Deadlines to Register a Domestic Internship:

Fall/Spring/J Term:

All domestic internship registration deadlines are listed with your class registration deadlines. 

Link: Academic Deadlines and Important Dates 


Link: Summer 2018 Deadlines


• Step 1: Set up a meeting with an Internship Advisor to fill out this official online agreement with her direct support. 

• Step 2: Please fill out this agreement.

International Learning Agreement *

 Deadlines to Register an International Internship:

J Term: November 30th

Summer: June 6th

Visit Emerson Scholarships for more information on how to apply for $5,000 to complete an international internship. 



See above for deadline specifics based on the location of your internship. 

Fall, Spring, and J Term: Deadlines to drop or withdraw from a course with a “W” can be found on the Academic Deadlines & Important Dates page.

Summer Sessions: Students have one week from the start of their Summer Session to drop an internship course without a “W.”

Students can withdraw from a course during the 2nd week of their summer session with a grade of “W”. Summer session enrollment is determined by the end date of your internship. The range the end date falls within as listed here is the summer session you will be enrolled in.

If you miss a deadline for registering your internship for credit, you may petition to the Committee on Academic Standards through Academic Affairs. To do so, you will need to download this form: Petition to CAS.


Notes on Fees 

If you complete a summer internship for credit there will be a fee; for 1 to 4 credits it will be $370 and for 5 to 8 credits it will b $740. There will also be fees for term time credit-bearing internships if you ‘overload’ your credits for the semester.


For Faculty

To request an employer evaluation for your student’s internship, please click the following link and follow the steps. The evaluation will be sent to your email once complete. 

To view the Learning Agreements that you are a faculty supervisor for, use the Faculty Dashboard.



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