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Find an Internship

An internship is a planned, structured, supervised work experience that integrates practical experience in the workplace with reflection, research, and other academic work. Internships are opportunities for you to “try on” and explore various career options while developing psychology-specific skills.

Getting started

We recommend you begin looking for an internship at least two months prior to the quarter in which you want to enroll for internship credit. Below you’ll find more information about securing an internship, internship sites, and criteria for supervisors, supervision, and coursework:

Finding a psychology internship requires exploration and planning. Start the process early in order to arrange an internship experience that will complement your studies, be rewarding, and perhaps even launch your career. Here are some steps you can take:

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