The January intersession begins at the end of the winter holiday vacation and extends through the month of January. Students can gain academic or work experience or earn academic credit during this period in the following ways:
Independent study projectA reading, research, or creative project for academic credit. The project must be planned with a faculty member and approved by the Executive Committee by the end of the fall semester.
Work project or internship Paid or volunteer employment or an internship at a newspaper or in a hospital, law ofﬁce, theater, museum, or other institution. Although work, on or off campus, does not usually carry academic credit, students who think a particular work experience or internship is worthy of academic credit may apply for it or for transcript recognition.
Enrollment in a midyear course at another college or university Many colleges and universities with a one-month January intersession offer courses for credit that are open to students from other institutions.