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

  • $100 per semester ($50 for Sevier County residents).
  • 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.

Housing

  • Rates vary from $100 to $135 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.
  • Please see the Required Fees & Deposits for individual housing partners listed below.
  • 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 2023 (May 15) 3/15/2023 3/15/2023
Summer 2023 - High School Only (Jun 5) 5/1/2023 N/A
Fall 2023 (Aug 28) 7/1/2023 7/15/2023
Spring 2024 (Feb 5) 12/1/2023 1/1/2024
Summer 2024 (May 20) 3/15/2024 3/15/2024
Summer 2024 - High School Only (Jun 3) 5/1/2024 N/A
Fall 2024 (Aug 26) 7/1/2024 7/15/2024

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 2023 (May 15) 3/15/2023 3/15/2023 4/15/2023
Fall 2023 (Aug 28) 7/1/2023 7/15/2023 8/1/2023
Spring 2024 (Feb 5) 12/1/2023 1/1/2024 1/1/2024
Summer 2024 (May 20) 3/15/2024 3/15/2024 4/15/2024
Fall 2024 (Aug 26) 7/1/2024 7/15/2024 8/1/2024

(Ober) Required Fees & Deposits for Housing

$200 in cash due at move-in
$100 – Rent – first week
$100 – Security deposit (refundable)
Rent due must be paid in cash
Laundry is coin operated

(IRH) Required Fees & Deposits for Housing

$455 due at check-in (cash or credit card – Visa/MC/Discover)
$135 – Rent – first week
$200 – Security deposit (refundable)
$ 25 – Laundry fee – one-time
$ 75 – Administrative fee
$ 20 – Parking fee – one-time

(Wilderness) Required Fees & Deposits for Housing

$400 due at check-in (cash or check)
$200 – Rent – first 2 weeks
$150 – Security deposit (refundable)
$ 50 – Administrative fee
Laundry is credit card operated (Visa/MC/Discover/AE)
Mail Fee – $1.00 per package