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PSYC 2780 - Internship in Psychology

Credits: 2-3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Internship For an internship that takes place during Fall or Spring semester, 6-8 hours per week for a 2-credit course or 9-12 hours per week for a 3-credit course may be used as an initial estimate.
Course Description: This internship provides students with the opportunity to explore a particular area of interest within the field of psychology. Students will work in a professional environment while applying a variety of psychological theories, concepts, and/or skills. Students will need to provide their own transportation to and from the site. The course may be repeated with faculty consent for up to 6 credits total.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Completion of a second PSYC course with a grade of C or higher. Assessment score placement in ENGL 1021  or completion of ENGL 0090  with a grade of C or higher. Instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content

  1. Expectations of student

  2. Expectations of internship site

  3. Expectations of faculty/college

  4. Psychological concepts and skills at the internship site

  5. Appropriate behavior and communication skills at the internship site

  6. Personal strengths/areas for improvement

  7. Future professional goals


Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply psychological theories and/or concepts to a professional setting.

  2. describe the characteristics of a successful employee in the field of psychology or mental health.

  3. utilize appropriate ethical and communication skills in a workplace environment.

  4. evaluate the fit between this position and environment with one’s own career goals.



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