Fees & Deadlines

Internship Program Costs & Deadlines

SHIP is an excellent resume builder! We facilitate the placement of students for internship opportunities from 30+ business partners in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Student Participation Fee

  • $350 ($200 for Sevier County Residents) per semester
  • Non-refundable fee.
  • All students who accept an intern position will be responsible to pay this fee, which provides funding for SHIP’s operations and marketing costs.


  • Rates vary from $100 to $125 weekly.
  • Available for students ages 18 to 25 on a first-come, first-serve availability basis.
  • All housing fees are payable to and collected by the housing partner.
  • Two weeks rent is required in advance, in additional to a $50 to $100 admin/damage deposit.
  • Housing cost includes all utilities, Wi-Fi, and furnished room. (See Housing tab for additional amenities.)

Fees & Deadlines for Non-Housing Students

Scholarships may be available for Sevier County (TN) Schools students. Speak with your guidance counselor today!

Semester Application Due SHIP Fee Due
Summer 2022 (May 16) 4/29/2022 4/29/2022
Summer 2022 - High School Only (Jun 6) 5/9/2022 5/23/2022
Fall 2022 (Aug 29) 7/15/2022 8/1/2022

Fees & Deadlines for Students Requiring Housing

Housing is available for students ages 18-25. Housing is limited, so students seeking housing are strongly encouraged to apply early. Payment for housing is handled by and payable to the housing partner. 

Semester Application Due SHIP Fee Due Housing Deadline
Summer 2022 (May 16) 4/29/2022 4/29/2022 4/29/2022
Fall 2022 (Aug 29) 7/15/2022 8/1/2022 8/1/2022