Internship Classes

The College of Liberal Arts and many departments offer their students the opportunity to earn course credit toward their major requirements by completing an internship.

College of Liberal Arts, C/LA 492: Internship in Liberal Arts

This course provides liberal arts students opportunities to develop professional skills, explore career options, network with professionals in their field, problem solve with peers, and make connections between classroom theories and concepts and their real-world experiences.  Students are required to complete 90 hours at an approved internship site. To learn more about getting academic credit for your internship, contact

To learn about department-based internship courses, click on the links below.

Communication Studies, COMM 492A-B
Geography, GEOG 492, Internship in Applied Geography & Environmental Science & Policy (cross-listed as ES&P 495)
Human Development, HDEV 470: Seminar/Practicum
International Studies, I/ST 492: International Studies Internship/Foreign Study
Journalism and Public Relations, JOUR 498: Internship
Political Science, POSC 447/448/496/498: Public Service Internship plus other specialized programs, POSC 418: Judicial Internship/Apprenticeship
Psychology, PSY 405: Fieldwork in Psychology
Sociology, SOC 495: Internship
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, WGSS 496: Internship, WGSS 498: Field Work