How to Register

Here is the information you need to apply for an internship!

First, interested students should attend ONE of the following mandatory information meetings. Priority for applications and placements will be given to those attending the meeting.

Dates to be Announced
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Studio (Room 1009)
Doris Kelley Christopher Hall
Click here to register (registration is required)!

Review information from the meeting (links provided after 02/17/203):

After the Information Meeting:

Fill out an application form, along with a resume and cover letter (to your first choice placement site) and email it to Dr. Ebata no later than Friday, March 10, 2023 (but sooner is always better). Please note that students who will be seniors and who have met the application deadline will be given priority for enrollment.

2023-HDFS-450-Application-Form (download)

Suggestions for Preparing Resumes
Crafting Your Powerful Cover Letter
Action Words (for resumes and cover letters)

IF YOU ARE ACCEPTED, you will be asked to set up an interview appointment to meet with the Dr. Ebata between Monday, March 7 and Friday, March 26, 2021. Click on the link below to schedule a meeting:

Link to schedule appointment (coming)

Interview Meeting:

Be prepared to discuss your personal and academic background, career interests, and three possible internship sites from the catalog.

Sample Interview Questions

After Meeting with Dr. Ebata:

Once you are approved, contact agency/supervisor (with cover letter and resume) to apply. Complete your interview with the agency by April 15, 2022. When you are accepted into a placement, please complete the Placement Interview Form (along with the signature of the supervisor), submit to Dr. Ebata, and schedule a follow-up meeting to get approval before April 22, 2021.

2023-HDFS-450-Placement-Interview-Form (coming)


Please go to the Scholarships page!


Please note that the dates below reflect final deadlines, but students are encouraged to complete task before the deadlines.

February 15 or 16 Attend mandatory informational meeting

March 03    Deadline for priority placements (Group 1)

March 10    Deadline for secondary placements (Group 2)

March 6 – March 22  Interview with instructor (if accepted) for Group 1

March 23  – March 31  Interview with instructor (if accepted) for Group 2

March 13 – 24 Apply to agencies (Group 1)

March 27 – 31 Apply to agencies (Group 2)

April 21   Deadline for approval meeting with instructor

April 28                       Complete registration