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QTM Internships

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to apply learned curriculum through direct participation in a quantitative internship position and receive academic credit for their experience. Securing an appropriate internship and completing the relevant application form is the responsibility of the student.

NOTE:  Students may not receive academic credit for paid internships.

Application Requirements



  • This course is open only to Quantitative Sciences, Applied Math & Statistics, or Public Policy Analysis major students with a 3.0 GPA or above
  • This course must be taken for a letter grade and may be used to satisfy the continued writing requirement
  • The internship must take place during the enrolled semester
  • Only four credits, taken at one time, may count towards the QSS major. Those credits will count as general major credit and will not fulfill any upper-level elective requirement. 
  • Credit cannot be applied retroactively 
  • In order to receive academic credit towards a QTM major, a student must enroll in QTM 496R(W) and pay the tuition for the course.
  • QTM 496R(W) is not offered over the summer. Students completing an internship during the summer semester should apply for INTERN 496 or INTERN 497 through the  Office of International and Summer Programs.
  • Review the requirements detailed above
  • Fill out the Quantitative Sciences Internship Application
  • Submit the completed application no later than two weeks prior to the close of add/drop/swap in any given semester.
  • If your application is approved by the internship director, the QTM Program Coordinator will enroll you in QTM 496 during the add/drop/swap period appropriate to the semester of your internship. Note that QTM staff do not manage enrollment for summer internships