Internships can provide BMCC students with an opportunity to explore different careers, gain practical experience, build a resume, and help you network with professionals in a wide range of businesses and organizations.
At BMCC, we have internships that are coordinated through your academic department in partnership with the Office of Internships and Experiential Learning. We created two resources to assist, the Academic Internship Program Guide and a one-sheet, the Course Overview to help students. It includes course information, course names, faculty contacts and co- or pre-requisites.
Students who successfully complete an academic internship obtain credit for their experience in collaboration with faculty guidance, set and agreed-upon learning goals, reflection and assessment of the overall experience.
A formal academic internship is required of students majoring in…
*Media Arts and Technology students have the option of taking an industry related career development course (MEA 201) OR an industry related internship course (MEA 371)
A formal academic internship is an elective (optional) for students in the following majors:
There are prerequisites for registering for an academic internship course, and each student intern is assigned to a class with an internship faculty member who is knowledgeable about the field. Faculty assist students to secure an internship placement but students are expected to participate fully in the process, which starts at least one semester before the term you will intern and register for the course. Please reference the Academic Internship Program Guide for more details.
Interns are expected to:
Most interns work 15 hours a week, but there is no maximum number of house a student may work. Students, please note that some employers may require/need more hours, it is important that the schedule is decided and agree-upon before your start date.
Reference the Academic Internship Program Guide and the Academic Internship Program Course Overview for more details on this BMCC experiential learning opportunity.
The following is a list of faculty contacts for the Academic Internship Program courses:
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS, COMMUNICATIONS & LIBERAL ARTS:
MEDIA ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY: