Application Checklist


  • Read the Long Internship FAQ.
  • Complete the Long Internship Application form.
  • Submit all required documents (PDF format only) with your application.
    • 500-650 word proposal that must address all of the following:
      • An overview of the organization where you will be interning.
      • A description of what your specific responsibilities/projects will be as an intern.
      • A detailed description of the skills, knowledge, and experience you hope to develop/gain from this internship experience.
      • How this internship will contribute to your career goals.
      • Be sure that your proposal is in your own words and is not copied directly from the internship host’s program announcement or other materials. Students who submit proposals that are contain plagiarized material will not be considered for funding.
    • Resume (one page).
    • Names and contact information for 2-3 references (one of whom must be a PLU faculty member).


If you plan to receive academic credit for your Long Internship, in addition to the above requirements, you must also follow the same procedure as all academic internships. For specific requirements visit

  • Meet with your academic advisor to determine the course and the number of credits that will support your academic program and help you advance toward graduation. (Remember, AICE 276 or 476 are available as a general elective if an internship course in your major is not the best option.)
  • Confirm that you have a faculty member (who may be someone other than your academic advisor) who will be your academic sponsor for the learning portion of your internship.
  • Complete the academic internship Learning Agreement Worksheet.

Academic Internship Registration

  • Meet with your faculty sponsor to confirm what will be expected of you to earn the credits you plan to register for and be sure your opportunity will meet those expectations.
  • Review the Learning Agreement with your internship work supervisor to confirm your learning goals and opportunities are consistent with the employer’s expectations. Your employer should make any changes they believe are necessary to be consistent with the work you will be doing with them. Review any changes with your faculty sponsor.
  • Go to the Learning Agreement Instructions for guidance on how to enter your Learning Agreement online.
  • Follow ALL instructions to complete the steps for registration.


Learn about the Long Internship Fund.

Submit Your Application

Access the online application and upload the required documents.