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Experiential Learning: Internship Course 
Do you have an internship this semester? Your options:
  • Obtain internship credit (0-3 credits) and have it reflected on your transcript
  • Report your experience for university records
International Students on F-1 Visa:  Please see the UCF Global site for details regarding internship participation through the F-1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT) process.  
  • Internship experience is recorded on your UCF transcript
  • Receive course guidance from a faculty member
  • Direct liaison between employer and university to ensure a high-quality experience
  • Innovative and supportive curriculum to maximize experience
  • Semester evaluations and reflective activities to support professional growth
  • Does not count toward GPA
  • Zero-credit course is free, if enrolled in another course for credit (if not, the cost is equivalent to 1 CH)

Internship Course is graded on a Satisfactory (“S”)/Unsatisfactory (“U”) basis. For a Satisfactory grade, student must:

  • Complete a minimum of 135 hours (1 – 3 credits) or 100 hours (zero credit) during the enrolled semester
  • Complete all course modules and assignments to your instructor’s satisfaction through Webcourses
  • Obtain an acceptable evaluation from the employer

Fill out an Experiences Form in Handshake. If you have not activated your Handshake account, do that first!

  • To activate the Student Account in Handshake:
    • Go to
    • Click on University of Central Florida; to log-in with your UCF NID and password
    • Click on Career Center (navigation menu on the left), Surveys,then sign the Terms and Conditions
    • Once you complete the above step, your account will be activated.
  • Fill out an Experiences Form in Handshake to provide information about the internship:
    • Click on Career Center, then Experiences, and click “Request an Experience
    • Fill out the form and submit
  • For internship credit, Experiential Learning will:
    • Confirm with your College regarding the type of credit you require
    • Send an approval request via Handshake of the Experiences Form to the listed internship supervisor
    • Once the Experience Form is approved, Experiential Learning will enroll you in the Internship Course for 0 – 3 credits and obtain access to the Webcourses on the first day of the semester enrolled 
* Deadline to submit Experience Form: By Monday of the drop/add week (1st week of classes)
** Contact Experiential Learning for Mid-Semester Zero-Credit Internship Course Registration Dates

For more information or questions about the internship credit, please contact us at:

Email: | Phone: 407-823-5000 | Location: CSEL 300