FAQs

Where can I find more information about my major’s requirements for internships?
  • Find more information by checking your department/program's website and/or contacting your academic adviser for guidance.
What year can I secure an internship?
  • Most commonly seen, internship eligibility begins to expand at the end of your sophomore year. However, be sure to check the internship posting for class requirements.
What about academic course credit?
  • Legitimate employers follow guidelines that allow you the time to make an informed decision. If they set unrealistic timelines that require immediate action or funds, please notify a CSUSB Counselor.
When should I start looking for an internship?
  • Students should begin the search process one to two full quarters before the intended internship date. Some internship opportunities are very competitive and conduct interviews up to months in advance. Others will only accept internship applications one semester before the desired placement date. Be sure to attend our Job/ Internship Fairs as well!
Is this opportunity too good to be true?
  • Legitimate employers follow guidelines that allow you the time to make an informed decision. If they set unrealistic timelines that require immediate action or funds, please notify a CSUSB Counselor.