UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Intern Position Description

Guidelines for Position Description

CBE faculty must approve the internship for college credit.  While the position description can be brief, some specifics are essential:

1. Duties and Scope of Learning

Since an internship is a learning experience, the job content should reflect this goal.  The job description should address the level of analysis and decision-making an intern will have and include at least one of the following:

  • Job rotation

  • Responsibility for special projects

  • Assisting a manager in his or her duties

  • Anything else that constitutes a significant learning experience

2. Academic Background/Experience/Skills Desired

  • Indicate the preferred academic major, experience and skills sought.

  • If there is a GPA requirement, please list it.

3. Supervision

  • Please include the name, title, e-mail address and phone number of the staff member who will be supervising the intern.

4. Salary and Benefits

  • CBE internships are a paid work experience.   Compensation should be fair and competitive, with consideration for training and experience.  Housing arrangements are the responsibility of the student.

  • Compensation could include reimbursement of academic credit costs for the intern.

5. Time Frame and Hours

  • Include the starting and ending date of the internship, the number of hours an intern will work per week and the total hours for the internship.

6. Application Process

  • Provide a detailed description outlining the process for applying for the internship, including the application deadline.

7. Employer Contact Information

  • Please provide the name of the organization, the name and title of the hiring official, address, phone number, e-mail address and website.

Minnesota Department of Revenue Internship 

Audrey Ternes, Internship Manager

Internship Office
23A South Hall
715-425-3335

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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