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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Frequently Asked Questions

The following are some frequently asked questions about our internship program at the College of Business.  For more information, contact Dr. Gail Hudson at 870-972-3430.
 

WHAT IS AN INTERNSHIP?

An internship is the opportunity for students to receive real-world experience directly related to their major field of study.  In addition to the experience, an internship can enhance students' resumes and make them more likely to get interviews and/or jobs after they graduate. 

HOW SOON CAN I DO AN INTERNSHIP?

You must have at least 9 upper-level hours in your major (12 hours if you are in accounting). These hours are over and above the core classes. Graduate students must have at least 15 graduate hours prior to doing an internship.

WHAT’S THE PROCESS TO GET AN INTERNSHIP?

  • It's best to begin early or mid-way the semester before you want to do your internship. To get started, follow these steps:
  • Read the policies and guidelines on this site.
  • If you meet the criteria, complete an application form and schedule a meeting with Dr. Bevill
  • Email your resume to Dr. Bevill. If there is a specific company that has been approved by Dr. Bevill, you may email the company directly.
  • Interview with your selected company
  • If approved, the company must complete their section of the Intern Agreement Form
  • Dr. Bevill will give you approval to register for the internship course in self service
  • Follow the internship syllabus
  • Maintain communication with Dr. Bevill throughout your internship.

The College of Business does not give retroactive credit. You must be approved before starting an internship unless that internship was completed while enrolled at another university.

CAN I DO AN INTERNSHIP WHERE I AM CURRENTLY WORKING?

Under certain circumstances, students may be approved to do internships where they are currently working.  For example, if you are a bank teller, and your bank is willing to let you intern in the trust department or HR department, that may be permissible. If you have an opportunity to obtain experience directly related to your major at the place where you currently work--and it is NOT what you are currently doing--please contact Dr. Bevill to discuss this possibility further.

ARE INTERNSHIPS PAID?

This depends on the internship.  While you are free to apply to only paid internships, you are limiting yourself when you do this.  Please consider the true purpose of internships before making your final decision.