Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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PSY491 Internship

[1 cr.]

The Academic Internship course provides students’ with a unique opportunity for learning about particular fields of Psychology through a combination of direct hands-on experience, formal study, collaborative learning with peers and the mentoring of junior students. The course is comprised of two main components: fieldwork at an internship site. For this component of the course some students may choose to get involved in collaborations with academic faculty or organizations in the U.S. via LAU’s New York office facilities. The second component is academic work in an internship seminar where the following topics are taken up: Ethical Issues in Professional Life, Social Justice, Legal Issues, Exploration of our skills, personality types and career aspirations, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication. Each student is expected to spend 200 hours per semester.

Pre-requisites: PSY361 Research Methods, STA302 Introduction to Statistics in Social Sciences, and senior standing.