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Northwest Missouri State University

Academic Credit Internship Instructions

Note: There is a $35 maximum fee per term per student (Effective Fall 2015).

Students may log into CatPaws or myNorthwest to complete this centralized internship approval process. An email will be generated to the appropriate faculty to "approve" or "deny" the internship experience. The student will receive email notice of the faculty response.

Student Instructions:

  1. Enroll in the appropriate internship related course.  See your advisor or department chair for instructions specific to your major/minor.
  2. Enter your internship location and personal information into the Student Academic Credit Internship database as follows:

    3. Once you have entered the information, an email will be automatically generated to your faculty so that they may approve/deny our internship.
    4. Faculty enter a approve/deny response which generates an email back to the student. This email may include comments or further instructions.
    5. If your internship location/site changes, students are encouraged to revisit this database and update their information.


Faculty Instructions:

To approve/deny student experiences:

To view current and past term data:

In general, a Northwest academic credit internship means that: