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 Types of Internships and Practicums 

 

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Community Service Practicum in Psychology (PSYC 420)

  • The Community Service Practicum requires completion of 160 hours of documented, relevant volunteer placement in an approved public, not for profit, or private agency.  The Practicum is supervised by the Internship/Practicum Director.  It requires attendance at weekly meetings, along with completion of a formal paper related to the experience and an oral case presentation.

 The course grading is Pass/No Credit (3 credits).

 Research Practicum in Psychology (PSYC 430)

  • The Research Practicum in Psychology involves a supervised research experience with a psychology department faculty member. Students identify a mentor and work together with their mentor to develop and implement a research project, and write an APA style paper reporting the results.

 Course grading is Pass/No Credit (3 credits).

 Internship in Psychology (PSYC 450)

  • The Internship in Psychology requires completion of 280 hours of a supervised placement in a public or private agency.  The Internship is supervised by the Internship/Practicum Director.  It requires attendance at weekly meetings, along with completion of an APA style paper and an oral case presentation.

 Course grading is Pass/No Credit (6 credits).

For further information please speak with your advisor or a member of the Psychology Departments Faculty

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