Program Rules and Guidelines

Academic requirements of the program:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 must be maintained throughout duration of the internship
  • Completion (or audit*) of HIS 115 (Digital Humanities Research) elective course during academic program at Dominica State College.
  • Students must matriculate for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.
  • Students must exhibit good conduct on campus and adhere to all school rules and guidelines, and display professionalism in all contexts pertaining to the work of the Institute.
  • Students must be available for a minimum of 5 hours a week to work at the Create Caribbean office and lab on assigned research projects.

Duties of the interns are as follows:

  • Collaborate on tasks associated with one or more research projects during each semester for a minimum of 5 hours per week.
  • Conduct promotion of Create Caribbean programs and activities (sometimes on weekends)
  • Attend and lead workshops for Create and Code curriculum children’s workshops (sometimes on weekends)
  • Provide administrative support – data entry, reception, filing and sales – to the Create Caribbean management and support staff.
  • Write periodic blogs about their projects and tasks for the Interns’ Blog page.

*Under special circumstances, students who cannot formally register for HIS 115 will be exempted by completing relevant coursework independently with the Program Director.