Internship Opportunities

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Psychology Department actively seeks ways to improve the educational experience for students by developing partnership with numerous businesses and health and human service organizations. 

Students wishing to participate in an internship should register for 1-3 credits of Psychology 379 (Internship), which will require 50-150 hours of work over the course of a semester. 

Most internships are unpaid, however, they will provide you with significant opportunity to gain experience under the supervision of a qualified professional.

Requirements for Internship Participation:

  • Must be a psychology major
  • Must have completed have completed 60 semester credit hours (minimum of 20 in psychology)
  • Must have earned overall GPA of at least 2.5 and obtain the consent of the department supervisor
  • Must complete an Internship Placement Agreement form

Previous Internships Included:

  • Ascension Place (Minneapolis)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Career Services (UWRF)
  • Child Services (UWRF)
  • Dakota County Corrections
  • Emily Program (St. Paul)
  • Health Partners Human Resources
  • Integrated Development Services (IDS)* - Mark Bryant Local Coordinator (Madison)
  • Life Striders Therapeutic Riding (Waukesha, WI)
  • Minnesota Teen Challenge (Minneapolis)
  • Northwest Passage
  • Regions Hospital (St. Paul)
  • St. Croix Correctional Facility
  • St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice
  • Stillwater Prison
  • Student Health Services (UWRF)
  • Tubman Family Crisis and Support Services (Minneapolis)
  • Turningpoint Shelter
  • Valley Friendship Club
  • Walk On Therapeutic Riding (River Falls)
  • Washburn Child Guidance Center

*Paid internship - Please see Dr. Travis Tubré for contact information.

Several internships experiences exist for psychology students each semester. To apply for an internship or for more information, contact Dr. Travis Tubré, (715) 425-3306.