Resolution 17-25: INTERNSHIP TIMES TWO

Number 17-25
Description The College of Business allow international students to participate in multiple internships.
Authored by Kashif Merchant
Sponsored by Daniela Garcia
Princee Thakkar
Cristian Villegas
Nishant Bhaskar
Date Submitted Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Date Considered Tuesday, April 10, 2018
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Academic Affairs
Result n/a
Remarks The Student Senate general body felt that this resolution would greatly benefit international students studying within the College of Business here at UTA as they would be able to partake in multiple paid internships during their academic career. This provides more opportunities for international students as they will be able to establish more connections and networks with the professional world in ways there were not able before.
Whereas The College of Business requires students to enroll in a 3 hour internship course to participate in an internship; and
Whereas Students are allowed to use only one advanced business elective as internship credit; and
Whereas International students are required to enroll in a course to participate in an internship and cannot do so without enrollment in the course; and
Whereas If a student has internship opportunities in multiple semesters, his/her ability is limited; and
Whereas Office if International Education allows students to participate in multiple internships.
Be It Further Resolved That The College Of Business allows international students enrolled in the College Of Business to participate in multiple internships by adopting the UTA College of Engineering’s internship policies for international students