Thank you for your interest in Broward College’s Internship Program. Your participation helps shape the career development of our students and serves as an essential function of South Florida’s local workforce development efforts.
Broward College defines an internship as any short-term,
faculty-led, supervised work experience specifically related to a student’s declared major, for which a student
earns academic credits. The internship should provide the student with a
meaningful experience directly related to specific learning outcomes in his/her course of study. The Faculty Internship Advisor ultimately approves the suitability of the internship for course credit.
Employers should post internship opportunities 60 days prior to internship course registration deadline:
|January 1st||November 1st|
|May 1st||March 1st|
|Note: Students are required to complete 144 working hours per term for a (3) credit course .|
Benefits of Internship to Employers:
- Aid in the professional development of South Florida’s future employees.
- Directly impact an intern’s career goals and educational progress.
- An intern can provide you with creative, diverse ideas and fresh perspective.
- Strengthen the bond between education and industry.
- Help to identify potential future hires.
- Fulfill a civic and professional responsibility by providing students with real work experience.
- Build relationships with local colleges.
How Does an Employer Participate in the Broward College Internship Program?
- Register at
- Once your organization has been approved you will have access to post your internship opportunity.
Upload a detailed internship job description.Proceed with normal hiring practices.Present an offer letter with detailed internship job duties on company letterhead to the BC student.
Select the “internship” option in the “Type of Job” area.
Once a Broward College student is chosen to work with your company/institution as an intern the workplace site supervisor is responsible for the following:
Sign the Broward College Internship Agreement.
Review, discuss and sign off on the student’s measureable learning objectives.
Develop a work schedule that does not interfere with student’s college coursework.
Provide work duties/assignments/tasks relevant to the student’s learning objectives.
Serve as mentor and advise student.
Notify Internship Faculty Advisor of any change in the student’s employment status.
Review and sign off on the student’s Internship Log.
Complete the Employer Internship Evaluation at the conclusion of the internship.
Discuss the student’s progress with the Faculty Internship Advisor.
Take a look at the Internship EDGEEmployer Guide
for more information.