ALA 125 - Positioning Yourself for a Successful Internship
Fall 2022, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
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Waitlist Capacity:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Partial Term 10/24/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
For information on drop/add deadlines, see the Office of the Registrar and search Registration Deadlines.


This one-credit course helps you become competitive for internships as you explore connections between your academic interests and professional goals.

In this course you will:

  • Articulate goals, investigate options, and create action plans.
  • Connect your experiences, interests, and coursework to the competencies employers look for.
  • Identify, engage, and expand your professional networks.
  • Locate and make use of assistance and campus resources.
  • Communicate your story in a compelling way for professional audiences.

Intended Audience:

Take this course if ANY of these describe you:

  • I’m a freshman/sophomore/junior still focusing my interests. (Seniors, see ALA 325: Putting Your Education to Work)
  • I want to build connections between coursework, extracurricular activities, and professional competencies.
  • I’ve had zero to moderate experience preparing to apply for internships.
  • I’m progressing in my major and I’m exploring where it might lead me.
  • I’m planning on applying for an opportunity/position soon or at some point.


ALA 125 - Positioning Yourself for a Successful Internship
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
Th 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22
002 (LEC)
 In Person
M 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Partial Term 10/24/22 - 12/9/22
003 (LEC)
 In Person
4LSA Ugrd
Partial Term 10/24/22 - 12/9/22
004 (LEC)
 In Person
18LSA Ugrd
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22

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