Part-time Internship with Practicum, Rel. 3986/7 (6 Credits)
The part-time internship is taken for two consecutive semesters starting in September. Internship sites include churches, social service and social change agencies, campuses, and other institutions. The internship, under the mentorship of a trained supervisor, is combined with a peer reflection group (Practicum) taught by a practitioner, for a total of fifteen hours a week. Part-time Internship with Practicum carries three credits per semester. Completion of both semesters is required before credit is granted. Interns receive a grant through the Office of Financial Aid. REL 3990 Negotiating Boundaries is a prerequisite to the Part-time Internship with Practicum. Students interested in a Part-time internship should submit a Student Internship Application to the Office of Supervised Ministries by March 28.
Part-time Internship with Advanced Practicum, Rel. 3988/9 (6 Credits)
This program is open to students who choose to do a second year of part-time internship. The second internship can be arranged as a second year at the same site, or at a different site to provide another type of contextual experience. In addition to typical internship responsibilities, each intern creates a unique but replicable major project. Projects involve substantive research and are presented to other students in the advanced practicum. Completion of both semesters is required before credit is granted. Students interested in a second internship should submit an Application for Advanced Internship to the Director of Supervised Ministries by March 15.