Internship Supervisor Expectations

At the Beginning of the Internship

  • Fill out confirmation form, provided by the student
    • Confirm the position is listed in Handshake, and that the student has accepted the position 

During the Internship

  • Provide training and regular supervision, feedback and continued mentoring throughout the experience (link evaluation)
    • Allow interns to participate in professional development training as part of their employment
    • Make yourself available for an informational interview conducted by the intern 
    • Provide mid-internship performance evaluations 
  • Provide a structure through which the majority of a student’s time is spent on activities that further develop their skills and professional experience that adheres to the internship description and duties posted on Handshake 
    • Assure that the student will have the necessary hours to meet the internship requirement, and sign off on all required timesheets 
    • Give student access to contextual information about the department and their internship role; if possible, provide them with opportunities to explore different function.

At the End of the Internship

  • Provide end of internship performance evaluations
  • Sign off on final timesheets 
  • Support the student(s) on products and portfolio materials as needed

Additional Questions

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to interns@drew.edu!

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