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Key Deadlines

This section lists important deadlines for Experiential Learning.

Experiential Learning - Summer 2020 (May 18 - August 15)

MIES APPLICATION OPENS ON HANDSHAKE

Friday, March 27
Application for internship experiences open on Handshake.

INTERNATIONAL CENTER BEGINS PROCESSING FOR SUMMER 2020 

Monday, April 6
International Center begins processing CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, that have been approved in Handshake. 

FORM SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR EARLIEST START DATE

Friday, May 8
International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date to guarantee a start of Monday, May 18th.

EARLIEST DATE TO START WORKING

Monday, May 18
International students must have their CPT I-20 and social security number application receipt in their possession before they begin working. All students must have their internships approved in Handshake and be registered for the appropriate internship course to begin working.

FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT FORMS

Friday, June 26
This is a hard deadline. International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date.  

FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT FORMS

Thursday, July 2
This is a hard deadline. International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date.

FINAL DATE TO BEGIN WORK

Monday, July 6
Last date to begin working to guarantee the required minimum length of a 6-week internship experience.

FINAL DATE TO BEGIN WORK

Monday, July 20
Last date to begin working to guarantee the required minimum length of a 6-week internship experience.

INTERNSHIPS MUST END

Saturday, August 8 - 15
Students must end Summer internships during this time.

Experiential Learning - Spring 2020 (January 13 – May 16)

APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Students continuing experiences with the same employer from Fall 2019 through Spring 2020 are able to continue their experiences, without a break, starting December 23, 2019. Students starting an experience with a new employer must wait until January 13, 2020 to begin the experience.

MIES CAMPUS SPRING 2020 INTERNSHIP APPLICATION OPENS ON HANDSHAKE

Monday, November 18, 2019
Students can start their internship/co-op application on Handshake.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR STUDENTS CONTINUING EXPERIENCES THROUGH WINTER BREAK 

Friday, December 6, 2019
International students can submit their CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center to obtain a new I-20. New I-20’s take 10 business days to be generated by the International Center.
This deadline applies to any start date that is during the winter break from December 23 through January 13. In order to work during winter break students must continue their experience through the end of the Spring 2020 term.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE (NEW EXPERIENCES) TO GUARANTEE JANUARY 13 START DATE

Friday, December 20, 2019
International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date to guarantee a start date of Monday, January 13.

EARLIEST DATE TO START WORKING

Monday, January 13, 2020
International students must have their CPT I-20 and social security number application receipt in their possession before they begin working. 

FULL/PART-TIME FOR-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO COMPLETE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT FORMS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER 

Monday, January 13, 2020
This is a hard deadline. International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date.  

ADD/DROP DEADLINE

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Students must be registered for a for-credit internship by this date. After this date students will not receive administrative credit for their internships.  

FULL/PART-TIME FOR-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO BEGIN WORK

Monday, January 27, 2020
Students registered for full/part-time for-credit internships must begin work by this date.

PART-TIME NON-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO COMPLETE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT FORMS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER

Friday, March 27, 2020
This is a hard deadline. International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date.  

PART-TIME NON-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO BEGIN WORK

Monday, April 6, 2020
The minimum length for a part-time internship is 6 weeks.

ALL INTERNSHIPS MUST END DURING THIS PERIOD

Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 16, 2020
Students must end their internship during this window of time. Those who will continue working into the summer semester should look out for the Summer 2020 deadlines in early April.

Experiential Learning - Fall 2019 (August 19 – December 21)

MIES CAMPUS FALL 2019 INTERNSHIP APPLICATION OPENS ON HANDSHAKE

Monday, July 15, 2019
Students can start their internship/co-op application on Handshake.

PROCESSING BEGINS FOR FALL 2018 EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PLACEMENTS

Monday, July 22, 2019
International students can submit their CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center to obtain a new I-20. New I-20’s take 10 business days to be generated.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE TO GUARANTEE AUGUST 19 START DATE

Friday, August 2, 2019
International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date to guarantee a start date of Monday, August 19.

EARLIEST DATE TO START WORKING

Monday, August 19, 2019
International students must have their I-20 and social security number application receipt in their possession before they begin working. All students must have approved forms and be registered for the appropriate co-op/internship course to begin working.

FULL/PART-TIME FOR-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT APPROVED CPT FORM TO INTERNATIONAL CENTER

Monday, August 19, 2019
This is a hard deadline. International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date.

ADD/DROP DEADLINE

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Students must be registered for a for-credit internship by this date. After this date students will not receive credit for their internships and will need to complete a late registration form.

FULL/PART-TIME FOR-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO BEGIN WORK

Monday, September 3, 2019
Students registered for full/part-time for-credit internships must begin work by this date.

PART-TIME NON-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT FORMS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER

Friday, October 18, 2019
This is a hard deadline. International students must submit CPT forms and offer letters, with position descriptions, to the International Center by 5pm on this date.

PART-TIME NON-CREDIT INTERNSHIPS - FINAL DATE TO BEGIN WORK

Monday, November 11, 2019
The minimum length for a part-time internship is 6 weeks.

INTERNSHIPS MUST END DURING THIS PERIOD

Saturday, November 29 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Students must end their internship during this window of time. Those who will continue working through the Spring semester should look out for Spring 2019 deadlines in early November.