ECN 491 Internship in Economics (3 credits)
Students can participate in a Philadelphia-area internship dealing with some aspect of economics. The student must first interview with the participating firm or organization and receive an internship offer. The topic must also be approved by the internship coordinator within the economics department. Finally, the student must register with the Career Development Center for the Internship program at least one month prior to the end of the semester preceding the internship. Successful completion of the internship will include: a) a favorable performance evaluation prepared by the sponsoring firm or organization, b) a weekly journal prepared by the intern during the internship period, c) a written research project drawing upon relevant technical internship experiences.
Prerequisites: Junior class status, min GPA=2.7, Completion of five economics courses by the end of the fall semester of the junior year.