Psi Chi Honor Society
Department of Psychological
& Brain Sciences:
Earn Course Credit for an Internship
You can earn course credit for an internship that you find by enrolling in Q398 - a course offered through the College of Arts & Sciences and administered by the Career Development Center.
Why should you complete an internship? What internships are available to psychology and neuroscience majors? How can you find an internship that's right for you? See:
To earn Q398 credit, a few of the requirements for you internship experience include:
- You must be supervised. This means that you must be based in an office and meet with your supervisor in person at least once a week to discuss your progress, challenges, etc.
- It must be a learning experience that provides for applying knowledge gained in the classroom or enhances your career development. It must not be simply to advance the operations of the employer or be the work that a regular employee would routinely perform.
- Further your understanding of a career field or build on coursework you've taken.
- Increase your employability in your field of interest.
- Last at least 9 weeks.
- Fall semester: October 1
- Spring semester: February 1
- Summer semester: June 1
We encourage to you to talk with your instructors and a Psychology & Neuroscience Advisor about any internship opportunity for which you are hoping to earn course credit before you submit an application to the Career Development Center.