ILPs & Internships

Individual Learning Projects (ILPs)

Guidelines and application forms for Individual Learning Projects, also called Independent Study, are available online:

  • ILP guidelines -  https://www.csbsju.edu/registrar/current-students/registration-and-class-schedules/ilps-and-internships/ilp-guidelines
  • ILP application - https://www.csbsju.edu/registrar/ilp
  • Only 4 credits of ILP per term are allowed
  • First-year students are not eligible for ILPs
  • You should indicate your intent for an ILP by registering on Banner Web Self Service:
    • Fall semester ILP
      • DNA 271-01A, CRN #11190
      • DNA 371-01A, CRN #11191
    • Spring semester ILP
      • DNA 271-01A, CRN #12797
      • DNA 371-01A, CRN #13616
  • To change the credits on a variable credit course
    1. While in student registration, click on "Schedule and Options" tab
    2. Locate the course with variable credit
    3. Click on the number in the "Hours" column, and enter new credit hours
    4. Click "Submit" button at the bottom of the page
  • This registration will be replaced with an appropriate course once your official signed form is received

Internships for Credit

  • All CSB/SJU students who plan to do an internship for academic credit are required to complete a comprehensive registration process with the Office of Experience & Professional Development (XPD)
  • You should indicate your intent to register for an internship by registering on Banner Web Self Service:
    • Fall semester internship: DNA 397-01A, CRN # 11192
    • Spring semester internship: DNA 397-01A, CRN # 12799
    • Summer internship: DNA 397-01A, CRN # 10542
    • To change the credits on a variable credit course
      1. While in student registration, click on "Schedule and Options" tab
      2. Locate the course with variable credit
      3. Click on the number in the "Hours" column, and enter new credit hours
      4. Click "Submit" button at the bottom of the page
    • You will not be officially registered for your internship until the Registrar's Office receives your completed Internship Learning Contract form with all required electronic signatures
  • Contact Student Accounts for information regarding cost of tuition for summer internships.

For more information on internships see the Experience & Professional Development website - https://www.csbsju.edu/xpd/students/experience-based-programs/internship-program/students/registering-for-internship-credit.