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Note: Non-U.S. students must obtain authorization on their form I-20 from International Student Services prior to beginning an internship.

Course Credits Eligible Students Prerequisites Tuition Course Requirements

IN-299

One general elective credit for all majors

Qualifies as an approved specified elective credit for Music Business majors

Undergraduate students (College or Conservatory)

Alumni within eight months of graduation

Graduates of the class of 2020 within 12 months of graduation

Minimum GPA of 2.5

Minimum completion of two full-time semesters at Berklee

$100*

Minimum 70 hours over 10 weeks

Learning contract, biweekly group discussions, log of hours completed at the internship, mid-semester video journal, and delivery of a final presentation

Supervisor evaluation

IN-399

One general elective credit for all majors

Undergraduate students who completed IN-299 (College or Conservatory)

Alumni within eight months of graduation who completed IN-299

Graduates of the class of 2020 within 12 months of graduation who completed IN-299 

Minimum GPA of 2.5

Minimum completion of two full-time semesters at Berklee

$100*

Minimum 70 hours over 10 weeks

Learning contract, biweekly group discussions, log of hours completed at the internship, mid-semester video journal, and delivery of a final presentation
 

Supervisor evaluation

XX-495

(e.g., FS-495)

Two major elective credits for all majors

Undergraduate students (College or Conservatory)

Minimum GPA of 2.7

Minimum completion of five full-time semesters at Berklee

Approval from major chair

Cost of tuition for two credits

Minimum 140 hours over 10 weeks

Learning contract, biweekly group discussions, log of hours completed at the internship, mid-semester video journal, and delivery of a final presentation

Supervisor evaluation

GS-595

One elective credit for all majors

Graduate students (College or Conservatory)

Minimum GPA of 2.5

Approval of faculty advisor and/or program director

$250**

Minimum 100 hours over 10 weeks

Learning contract, biweekly group discussions, log of hours completed at the internship, mid-semester video journal, and delivery of a final presentation

Supervisor evaluation

IN-425

Industry Experience Co-Op 1

Six general elective credits for music business, professional music, and songwriting majors (some credits earned from co-op may apply to major electives, pending chair approval in advance)

Undergraduate domestic students (College)

Minimum GPA of 2.7

Fifth semester standing (entering sixth semester)

Must be taken in sequence with IN-426

$250 per credit***

Minimum of 600 contact hours over 15 weeks

Learning contract, online discussions and biweekly check-in with internship advisor, biweekly reflection journals, midterm video journal and evaluation, final presentation

Supervisor final evaluation

IN-426

Industry Experience Co-Op 2

Six general elective credits for music business, professional music, and songwriting majors (some credits earned from co-op may apply to major electives, pending chair approval in advance)

Undergraduate domestic students (College)

Minimum GPA of 2.7

Sixth semester standing (entering seventh semester)

Must be taken in sequence with IN-425

$250 per credit***

Minimum of 600 contact hours over 15 weeks

Learning contract, online discussions and biweekly check-in with internship advisor, biweekly reflection journals, midterm video journal and evaluation, final presentation

Supervisor final evaluation

*Students registered for only IN-299 or IN-399 will be charged the special reduced tuition rate of $100. For those taking other classes along with IN-299 or IN-399, no additional tuition applies.

**Students registered for only GS-595 will be charged the special reduced tuition rate of $250. For those taking other classes along with GS-595, no additional tuition applies. 

***The Industry Experience Co-Op program is priced in accordance with GS-595 (Graduate Internship) during the pilot phase of this program for 2020SP and 2020SU, and subject to further review.

 

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