Steps to Becoming an Intern


Step One: Complete Initial Screening

To begin the process of entering the IMPACT IE Intern Program, prospective interns must successfully complete an Initial Screening. The requirements of the Initial Screening are as follows:

  • View Informational Video
  • Submit an application to the IMPACT IE Intern Program
  • Submit a non-refundable application fee of $250
  • Submit official university transcripts verifying bachelor's degree, basic skills/CBEST, and certificate of clearance (fingerprints)

Step Two: Complete Pre-Service Program

After the Initial Screening, prospective interns must successfully complete 165 hours of prerequisite coursework offered in our Framework for Teaching Pre-Service Program. The requirements of Pre-Service are as follows:

  • Attend an Advisement Meeting
  • Submit $750 tuition
  • Complete 165 hours of prerequisite coursework (offered online or in a hybrid delivery model)

Step Three: Complete Final Requirements

Prior to being issued an intern credential, prospective interns must also provide verification of:

  • Subject Matter/CSET
  • US Constitution
  • Offer of Employment from Local School District/Agency

Step Four: Begin Intern Program

Once all above requirements have been met, the applicant's intern credential will be submitted to CTC and the intern will begin the two year program. 

*IMPORTANT: The IMPACT IE Intern Program has limited spaces available. Meeting all requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. We recommend completing requirements as early as possible to ensure a spot in the fall cohort.