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Internships/Experiential Learning

 
 
 

The Integrative Studies Internship (INTE 3901) and  Liberal Studies Internship (BALS 3901) are the principal "experiential learning" components of the programs; although, students may also earn additional credit via other internships or cooperative education.

The internship is normally taken in the first term of the senior year, and the placement site will be in a professional work environment related to the interests/career goals of the individual student. Placement may be with for-profit, not-for-profit, or governmental entities as appropriate.

Collaborating businesses/agencies must agree to create and supervise meaningful experiences that will allow students to observe and participate in real world projects and activities that bear directly on the challenges of the contemporary workplace. Students are permitted to complete an internship in the company where they are already employed, but the duties must be separate from daily tasks. Students are encouraged to seek experiential opportunities outside the USA.

Liberal Studies and Integrative Studies' students aren't permitted to complete the internship in  public schools, due to direct supervision of a certified teacher. If you are pursuing a career in education, feel free to meet with me to discuss other options.

 
 
 

Office Hours

 
 
 

Fall 2019


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday


 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


     For a faster response, email me at vangelahumphries@clayton.edu


 
 
 

Internship Workshop - Job Search Strategies

 
 
 

Students seeking Spring 2020 internships should plan to attend the Job Search Strategies Workshop on Tuesday, September 10. There are two times available at 11:30am - 12:30pm in the Lecture Hall Rm. #B-11 or 5:00pm - 6:00pm in the Lecture Hall, Rm. B-11. You must RSVP through Laker CareerZone. If you are completing the degree 100% online, you can obtain information covered in the workshop by contacting Career Services @ (678) 466-5400.

                

RSVP is required through LakerCareer Zone.

To RSVP for the workshop: 

  • Login to Laker CareerZone through the S.W.A.N.
  • From the Laker CareerZone Home Page, click on the "Events" tab at the top
  • Under "Events", click on the "Workshops" tab
  • Choose the session(s) you would like to attend and click "RSVP"


Students who attend this workshop will go through a full review of completing the internship learning agreement form, and the process for receiving the evaluation from their supervisors. If you are considering the internship for Spring semester,  the agreement must be returned to me no later than  December 5.