Credit & Compensation

  • We encourage paid internships.
  • Students can also receive receive academic credit for paid internships.
  • Employers widen their pool of potential applicants by offering compensation.
  • Employers are strongly encouraged to offer compensation for summer internships with fulltime hours.
  • It is the student's responsibility to initiate the registration process.
  • The registration process is done online and is entirely paperless.
  • Students receive 3 studio elective credits from MassArt toward their major.
  • The student's Faculty Internship Advisor has final approval on whether a student may receive credit for their internship.
  • A student must be registered for credit before starting their internship. Students cannot receive credit retroactively.