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For Students Interested in the Intern Program:

  1. If you have a job offer, have completed 165 pre-service hours, and are a matriculated student in a Special Education Credential program, please submit a professional letter, addressed to Dr. Hagie, formally requesting to be an Intern. Please include a copy of your unofficial transcripts. This may be snail mailed, emailed, or hand-delivered to the department office (SH 204) for review.

  2. If you are applying to the credential program for the Fall 2015 semester, the requirements are as follows:
    1. completion of EDSE 224 or equivalent coursework as outlined in CTC's requirement
        for teaching English language learners (no exceptions)
    2. attendance and completion of the Summer Intern Institute (dates TBD)
    3. completion of courses related to teaching (more information about this requirement
        can be addressed at an Orientation Meeting.

  3. Attend an Intern Orientation at your earliest convenience.
    Spring 2015 Orientation Dates:
    Friday, February 13, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Friday, March 20, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Friday, April 10, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Please register for the next Intern Orientation by clicking on the following link: Orientation Registration

The Collaborative Intern Program 

This program is a joint project between the Department of Special Education at San Jose State University and local school districts, non-public schools and County Offices of Education. It is designed to give students the opportunity to teach and gain hands-on experience while pursuing a credential at SJSU.

In order to become an intern, you must:

I.    Have been admitted to SJSU and the Department of Special Education
(please apply via the same route as listed on the How To Apply page).

II.   Have a job offer from a school.

III. Turn in the Intern Application Packet as requested by the Department
       of Special Education.

                  If your documents are sufficient and you are approved for the intern option,
                  you will need to apply for your INTERN CREDENTIAL (with the Credentials
                  Office), immediately.

                  Please visit the Credentials Office and navigate to the appropriate checklist in
                  order to obtain your intern credential.

                  Your Intern Agreement Form is the only item on the checklist that is picked
                  up from the Special Education Office.

IV. Attend the Summer Intern Institute; a week-long seminar designed to
      prepare students for success in their first semester as an Intern.

Information for the 2015 Summer Intern Institute is outlined below:

Dates: August 3, 2015 - August 7, 2015

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Room: Sweeney Hall 230 

Please click on the following link to register: Intern Institute Registration