FAQ

PORTAL

What is the Portal?

 

STUDENTS

Do interns get paid?

Where can the internships be located?

Will I receive class credit for the internship?

Do I have to pay tuition while doing my internship?

Will housing be provided?

When should I begin looking for an internship?

Do I have to get an internship through this site? Can I find my own internship?

Can first year students have an internship?

What is the application process?

 

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

What is a Capstone project?

Can a company post multiple internships?

Where can the internships be located?

 

FACULTY

 

 

PORTAL

What is the Portal?

The Portal is mechanism for our stakeholders (partners, students, faculty) to engage with the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.  Partners can deposit ideas and requests for capstones and internships, students can sort through internship and employment opportunities, and faculty can review partner ‘offerings’ and incorporate them into their classes. the portal also provides important dates, resources, research and global opportunities.

STUDENTS

Do interns get paid?

Yes, all internships will be paid.

Where can the internships be located?

Internships can be in the USA or international.

Will I receive class credit for the internship?

Some departments in the Polytechnic Institute do provide class credit for internships. Please check with your department.

Do I have to pay tuition while doing my internship?

You will have to pay tuition if you are receiving class credit.

Will housing be provided?

Each situation is unique. Some host internship employers may provide housing. You will need to check with the hiring company.

When should I begin looking for an internship?

You may begin looking at anytime. There are many career fairs during the fall semester that are looking for interns, as well as internship jobs posted on our portal.

Do I have to get an internship through this site? Can I find my own internship?

No, you do not have to get an internship through this site. You may find your own internship, as long as it meets the requirements of your department.

Can first year students have an internship?

Yes, any student may have an internship and more than one internship.

What is the application process?

Each employer will have its own hiring process, that will be listed on their job posting.

 

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

What is a Capstone project?

A Capstone project is a semester or academic year long project (depending on Department) that challenges students in real-world problems of significance that requires a synthesis and application of knowledge acquired through their plan of study. 

Can a company post multiple internships?

Yes, a company may post as many internships as they want.

Where can the internships be located?

Internships can be in the USA or international.

 

FACULTY