Internship Requirements by Major

View this page to learn more about the different models for internship engagement and learn what requirements your major has!

Practicum vs Traditional

Students who follow a practicum model meet with their faculty sponsor once a week with a designated class time to review internship experience and reflect on their experience. Students who follow a traditional internship model will complete 135 hours, no classroom time. View the chart below to learn about different requirements for different majors.

  • Traditional Internship Registration Requirements

    Students who do not fall into the major groups below will follow a traditional internship registration model. For more information view this handout HERE .

  • Psychology (PSYCH 499)

    Students who wish to receive credit for a Psychology Internship will have 15 hrs of classroom time a week with 120 hrs at their internship. For more information about how to register a psychology internship view this handout HERE .

  • Justice Studies (CJ 469/SEC 469/LS 469)
    Public Health (PH 460)

    Students in the School of Justice Studies will complete 15 hrs of classroom time a week with 120 hrs at their internship.
    Public Health majors will complete 45 hrs of classroom time a week with 120 hrs at their internship.
    For more information about how to register a justice studies internship or public health internship view this handout HERE .

  • Gabelli School of Business

    Students completing an internship for credit through the Gabelli School of Business have an additional writing requirement for the end of semester paper. View the handout for more detail click HERE.

  • International Internships

    Looking to do an internship abroad for either for valuable experience or to fulfill your internship requirement? Complete your internship abroad! To learn more click HERE .

For a video tutorial on how to enter your internship/practicum into Handshake, please click below.

HANDSHAKE INTERNSHIP VIDEO TUTORIAL