Earn credit for your job or internship and fulfill your Experiential Learning requirement.
DePaul’s University Internship Program connects you with employers in short-term
and long-term internships. You can:
Complete the UIP Internship
Online Proposal Form
Once you have secured an internship, complete the UIP Online Proposal Form so the
UIP team can approve your internship and help you enroll in a course. Your current
job may qualify for UIP.
Attend the UIP Orientation
The UIP Orientation will help prepare you for your internship and give you a comprehensive
overview of the program and course requirements. You must attend the UIP Orientation
before enrolling in an UIP class. The Orientation is not required for UIP 350 students.
Register for an orientation under the Events tab in Handshake.
In order to qualify as an academic internship, a student’s internship position should:
Get financial support while working at an unpaid internship! Internship Plu$ provides
up to $1,000 in financial assistance to eligible first-generation students working
in a quarter-long, unpaid internship. While working, you will also enroll in a UIP
course which will fulfill your Experiential earning Requirement. Consideration will
only be given to first-generation undergraduate students (neither parent has a Bachelor's
Degree) with financial need. You may work at other paid or unpaid jobs while you
are taking advantage of this financial support opportunity. There are a limited
number of spots each quarter. The program isn’t available during Winter Intersession
or Summer quarter.
To apply for Internship Plu$, please complete this application.
For more information, email UIP@depaul.edu.
In addition to UIP, every undergraduate college and school at DePaul offers internships
for academic credit through many of their departments. Many of these internships
are paid positions. For information about these internships, contact your college
If you are an international student in F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant visa status,
do not begin your internship (paid or unpaid) without first obtaining the necessary
authorization to engage in off-campus employment from the International Student
Office (ISO). If you have any questions regarding employment authorization, contact
the International Student Office in DePaul Center 9300 or (312) 362-8376.
Complete a UIP Profile
Complete the online profile to begin receiving email listings of available paid
and unpaid internships in your major.