心理学 internships are offered for academic credit and are designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain practical experience in their particular area of interest. 学生 may enroll in 2-4 credits of PSYC 460, and are expected to spend between 6 and 12 hrs per week on their internship activities over a 14 week semester. 每年, between 10-20 majors (typically seniors and juniors) conduct internships in a variety of environments including the St. 裘德儿童研究医院, LeBonheur儿童医院, 青年的村庄, 计划生育, 临终关怀, 女孩公司, 卓越基金会, 各种律师事务所, and human resource departments of area businesses.
The primary goal of the 心理学 Internship Program is to allow Rhodes students to integrate what they have learned in an academic setting with relevant experience in a business, 服务机构, 或者教育机构. It should provide an opportunity for students to evaluate the strengths and limitations of their current knowledge and to broaden and deepen their understanding of 心理学. An important non-academic goal is to help the students make decisions about possible careers.
学生 should plan several months in advance of the semester in which they hope to intern. 参观 就业服务实习网站. Plan to contact the professor in charge of internships no later than October if planning for a Spring internship or March if planning for a fall internship.