Are you interested in doing an internship? Do you want it to count toward your psychology degree? Then consider taking PSYCH 3179 Cooperative Education or PSYCH 2701 Community Service/Experiential Learning.
Here is a list of recent places that our psychology students have worked for a transcript notation or course credit.
Here are the descriptions of the two courses:
PSYCHOLOGY 3179. Cooperative Education
For students who wish to apply classroom learning to field experience. Co-op/Internship staff will assist in developing placements and arranging student interviews with employers and maintain contact with student and employer during the co-op/internship experiences. Requires approval by the faculty supervisor, the head of the academic department granting credit, and Cooperative Education/Internship staff for placement agreement, project, and credit arrangements. Required Work hours per credit: 50. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 hours credit. Prerequisite: PSYCH 1001 (400:001), consent of instructor. Additional coursework in Psychology recommended. GPA: 2.5. Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.
Contact Carolyn Hildebrandt email@example.com or 319-273-7179 for information about internship sites and faculty supervisors. Then contact Isabela Varela firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-273-6857 in Career Services to sign up for the course. For registration forms, see http://www.uni.edu/careerservices/students/co-op/
Notes: May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 hours or 2 semesters in a single position. The semester paper must relate the cooperative education experience to a specific psychological theory or concepts, based on assigned readings or appropriate psychological references. Registering for a second semester of Cooperative Education in Psychology requires negotiation of an appropriate second semester project with the faculty supervisor.
No more than 6 hours of PSYCH 3179, PSYCH 4704, PSYCH 4705, or PSYCH 4198 can be applied toward the Psychology major. Additional credits may be counted as university electives.
PSYCHOLOGY 2701. Community Service/Experiential Learning
Students explore potential career options via volunteer opportunities at an approved location from 3-9 hours per week, after completing training required by the specific agency. Serves as a valuable hands-on learning experience. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: PSYCH 1001; consent of instructor. Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.
Contact Carolyn Hildebrandt email@example.com or 319-273-7179 for information about volunteer sites and faculty supervisors.