Presentation on theme: "Undergraduate Psychology Internships in the Schools Margaret D. Anderson Psychology Department SUNY Cortland."— Presentation transcript:
Undergraduate Psychology Internships in the Schools Margaret D. Anderson Psychology Department SUNY Cortland
“I want to do something in the schools, but I don’t know what”!!!
Internship Prep Course n Offer course each semester n Cap at 15 students n Weekly meetings n 1 Credit n Explore psychology based careers in schools n Issues common to all working in schools n Class web site Class web site Class web site
Internship sequence n Internship prep (ideally soph/jr) n May continue with internship or not n Internship in schools (ideally jr)
Internship in schools n Available each semester n Up to 10 students n Placement preK – college n School psychologist, counselor, social worker, special education n 3 credits n 6 hours in school, 3 credit on campus n Syllabus Syllabus
Problems and Benefits L Difficult to set up placements L Labor intensive L Limited availability J Great experience for students J Helps with grad school decisions and applications