Earning Academic Credit for an Internship

Several academic departments allow students to earn academic credit for an internship, including, but not limited to:


Communication Arts


Political Science

Sports Management/Marketing

All business majors: Accounting, Business Administration (MBAs only), Economics, Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Strategic Human Resource Management

Students should consult with their academic advisor to see if academic credit is available and eligibility requirements.

Regardless of academic credit, unpaid internship opportunities with for-profit employers must meet the U.S. Dept. of Labor's FLSA criteria.

The award of academic credit does has no bearing on an employer's obligation to paid an intern.  If you have questions, please contact the Career Development Office at 513-745-3141 or email cdo@xavier.edu