Study Away FAQ

  Study Away Programs Informational Meetings


 
Flint Summer Internship
Tuesday, November 14th at 5PM, 110 Berkey Hall

 

If you are unable to attend a meeting or there are no meetings currently scheduled, we invite you to schedule a meeting with a program coordinator.

 
APPLICATION QUESTIONS

 
Where can I get the application?
Here is the online application: STUDY AWAY PROGRAMS APPLICATION
 
Is there a GPA requirement?
No, but 2.5 is recommended. If your GPA is lower than 2.5, be prepared to discuss your academic record during the program interview. Applicant may consider submitting a letter of explanation with the application.
 
What if I don’t know what semester I want to go?
Select the nearest deadline for now and we can determine the definite semester later. 
  
When is the deposit charged to my student account?
After you are admitted into the program the deposit is billed through Student Accounts.
 
How long should the essay be?
One page, double-spaced (300 words or less). Please put your name on it.
 
For the essay, what if I don’t know my internship interest?
This is a very important part of the selection process, so please discuss any ideas that you have. 
 
What if my resume is more than one page?
It is recommended that you work with Career Services to get your resume prepared for submission to internships sites on one page.  Visit http://careernetwork.msu.edu/ for information on Resume workshops and Career Advising appointments.
 
 
 
If you have any additional questions not addressed in this list, feel free to email your inquiry to SSCStudy(at)msu.edu