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Request to enroll in HNRS 496

Please complete the following form to request permission to enroll in HNRS 496.  Students may enroll in HNRS 496 for 1-3 credit hours.  Please consult your Honors advisor for the level of enrollment that makes the most sense for your circumstances.  HNRS 496 is an asynchronous online course consisting of writing assignments to help you reflect on the skills and knowledge you are building through your internship.  Students will also have the opportunity to meet by Zoom with other students in the course to share internship experiences.

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Please include where you will be working and what you will be doing.
Please list the date in which you anticipate your internship will begin. If you do not know the exact date, please give an approximate date.
Please list the date in which you anticipate your internship will end. If you do not know the exact date, please give an approximate date.
Please indicate if your internship extends past the last of classes for the semester. Please visit registrar.ku.edu/calendar to determine what the last day of classes is for the semester you are planning to take HNRS 496.
Please list approximate hours you will work each week.
Example: internship requires 8 weeks, etc.
Please list name and phone number or email address

HNRS 496 enrollment varies from 1-3 credit hours.  Your level of enrollment should take into consideration the number of hours you will be working at your internship and the number of credits you need to meet the Honors completion requirements.  Generally speaking, a credit hour equals 40 hours of work in the internship, as well as course assignments.  The level of coursework will vary according to your credit hour enrollment.  Please consult with your Honors advisor on any questions about enrollment.

All Honors students  are required to complete at least four Enhanced Learning Experiences (ELE) in order to graduate with University Honors. 

International students will also need to complete the requirements for Curricular Practical Training through ISS.  Please note in order for us to approve your CPT and enrollment in HNRS 496, you need to be using this internship to satisfy a graduation requirement.  Most honors students do this by using the internship to satisfy the ELE requirement for Honors completion.

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