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Internship Resources

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Psychological Sciences Department actively seeks ways to improve the educational experience for students by developing partnership with numerous businesses and human/health service organizations. Internships allow students to gain skills in thier future career fields.

This internship program supervises students as they complete work in human services or health agencies, businesses, industries, or organizations. The goal of the program is to provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and to learn more about work in the field of psychology and/or neuroscience. The intern’s duties and responsibilities will be tailored to the needs of the sponsoring organization and the background of the student. The internship site must be approved by the psychological sciences department in advance of the work experience.

This course will fulfill an elective credit(s) for all psychology and neuroscience majors. 

Students wishing to participate in an internship should register for 1-3 credits of PSYC 379 Internship in Psychology, 50 hours of internship experience is required for each credit earned. The hours must be completed during the semester.  The course is offered fall, spring, j-term, and summer.

Internships may be paid or unpaid and will provide you with significant opportunity to gain experience under the supervision of a qualified professional.

Requirements for Internship Participation:

  • Must be a psychology or neuroscience major
  • Must have completed have completed 60 semester credit hours (minimum of 20 in psychology or neuroscience)
  • 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