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An internship program helps prepare aspiring teachers for their future in education. Students experience classroom teaching while working with experienced teachers who act as their mentors.

Students enrolled in an initial teacher licensure or counseling program participate in an internship experience in order to meet Virginia state licensure requirements.

Teacher candidates can apply for a traditional internship placement (student teaching) where they are placed with a mentor teacher in one of our partnering school divisions. Candidates who are working as a full-time teacher in their subject area at an accredited public or non-public school, may be approved for an On-the-Job internship if all requirements are met.

Below are resources for GMU teacher candidates, mentor teachers and university supervisors: