All students enrolled in AIP 197 must adhere to the requirements laid out in the AIP 197 syllabus. A general overview of requirements is also provided below.
The AIP research component is a critical part of the AIP experience that requires you to integrate the internship with your academic studies. All research papers must contain substantive academic content with a strong analytical focus. Papers must be on a topic related to the industry. The academic paper is written independently under the supervision of a faculty advisor. All students are required to secure a faculty advisor and complete the Special Studies Form proposing the paper topic prior to starting the internship.
Helpful resources for your research paper/project:
A detailed overview of the guidelines for the research paper or project. All research papers must contain substantive academic content with a strong analytical focus. Papers must be on a topic related to the industry.
A guide to finding and working with an AIP faculty advisor.
This form is to be completed in consultation with your faculty advisor. Your research paper or project must be described in detail and both you and your faculty advisor must sign the form. This form serves as a contract for the research project. Any changes to it must be approved by your faculty advisor.
Information on what to include on your cover sheet, and tips on citing your sources.
Reflection is essential to the experiential learning process. Several reflection assignments are incorporated into the AIP course. Aside from the in-person meeting, all reflection assignments are submitted via the InternLink system.
Your internship supervisor will be asked to complete an online evaluation of your internship performance via InternLink. AIP highly recommends that you ask your supervisor to share his/her feedback with you prior to the end of the internship. The supervisor evaluation: