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Possible credit for internship courses

Students may be permitted to receive a maximum of 6 credits for internships to be used towards their degree requirements. There are three types of internships that are eligible for credit.

  1. Internships courses offered by McGill Departments:
    • Internships allow students to gain experience in areas relevant to their fields of study.
    • Internships are only open to U2 and U3 students in good standing, normally after completing 30 credits of a 90-credit program or 45 credits of a 96 to a 120-credit program, who have a minimum CGPA of 2.7 and permission from the departmental Internship Advisor.
    • Internships will normally not fulfill program requirements for seminar or 400-level courses.
    • Internships involve a minimum of 150 hours of work with an approved host institution or organization and provide a vehicle for allowing students to gain up to 3 credits towards their degrees.
    • At the completion of the internship, students must submit a major topical paper that discusses an aspect of the Internship from an academic perspective.
  2. The Washington Semester Program at the American University:
  3. Internship and field study courses offered by an accredited and recognized academic institution (host university) that grants 3 and 4-year bachelor degree programs:
    • These internship and field study courses will be assessed according to the transfer credit policies for study away.
    • Students must provide information regarding course content and the method of evaluation to the departmental/program academic adviser who will assess the course.
    • Students must arrange for the host university to send an official transcript that provides course numbers and letter or numerical grades directly to the Student Affairs Office.