Internship in Psychology - Psy 499

Part 1. Eligibility

To be eligible to earn course credit for a psychology internship, you must meet the following prerequisites:

  1. Be a psychology major
  2. Have earned 75 semester hours credit with at least 18 hours of psychology credit
  3. Have an overall GPA of 3.0
  4. Have a psychology GPA of 3.2

Part 2. Enrolling

There are several steps that must be completed prior to enrolling for internship credit.

  1. Locate and secure a position at an internship site. The internship must be related to psychology.
  2. Contact the instructor for PSYC 499 indicating that you have been offered or selected for a position. Please indicate the agency name, contact person (supervisor), and the dates of your internship.
  3. Complete internship proposal and internship agreement forms.  These forms can be obtained from the PSYC 499 instructor once you have secured a position.
  4. Submit internship proposal to registrar's office.

Part 3. Internship Course Requirements

  1. Complete 120 hours of work for each 3 hours of credit.
  2. Submit weekly logs documenting activities and hours.
  3. Attend meetings with internship course instructor.
  4. Obtain mid-term evaluation from on-site supervisor.
  5. Obtain final evaluation from on-site supervisor.
  6. Complete a major paper integrating internship experiences.