Recent Searches

Loading Search Results...
Loading Directory Results...
Close

History

Close

Recent Pages

Recent Searches

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

FCS Internship

FCS 4275 Internship is an individually-planned work experience in a business or agency appropriate to the chosen area of academic specialization. Information related to internships in the School of Family & Consumer Sciences can be found on this website. 

If you are interested in internship opportunities with the Walt Disney Company please view the Disney College program website for more information.

Students: visit the FAQs page for specific information regarding the program and links to various forms and sites.

The objectives of the internship are to 1) simulate a job search as you identify and secure an internship site appropriate to your professional goals, 2) provide a relevant professional experience equivalent to an entry-level position, and 3) allow for professional self-reflection.

In order to apply for FCS 4275 Internship you must have:

  1. completed either FCS 3500 or FCS 4000 with a C or better,
  2. Internship Application submitted by the due date (see below), and
  3. approval from the Internship Coordinator, acting as a representative of the Chairperson of the School of Family & Consumer Sciences.

This pre-professional experience gives you the opportunity to put to practical use the knowledge and skills acquired as a student.  It is expected that you will gain an understanding of the philosophy, organization, and “inner workings” of your site and become familiar with the roles, responsibilities, and limitations of FCS professionals.

 

Dues dates for the internship application (all paperwork will be submitted online):

  • December 1st for Spring internships
  • May 1st for Summer internships
  • August 1st for Fall internships

Upon approval of the internship application, you will be administratively added to the correct section of FCS 4275. if you are not enrolled in a section of FCS 4275 by the end of finals week contact Dr. Sherwood.

Important Links:

Online Application

 How do I complete this application?

Internship Coordinator:

Dr. Mikki Sherwood mlsherwood@eiu.edu, 217-581-6349, Klehm Hall 1030

Related Pages

Contact Information

Family and Consumer Sciences

1030 Klehm Hall
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-6076
Fax: (217) 581-6090


Take the next step

apply now
schedule a visit

Give to EIU

Every gift made to Eastern Illinois University -- whether it's big or small -- makes a difference. EIU's generous donors are helping our students fulfill their dreams every day, and you can be part of that.

Learn more about how to make your contribution today!