In addition to receiving internship credits for working with an outside agency, student may also receive credit for doing research work with a faculty member in the department.
The goal of the research internship is to provide students with a “hands-on” research experience that includes exposure to methodological, substantive, or policy-related issues.
Student Requirements for Receiving Research Internship Credit:
- Students must be in good standing with the University.
- Students must be registered for the semester in which the internship is completed. No retroactive internship credits will be granted.
- Students must have completed at least 60 credit hours prior to the research internship.
- Students must have completed research methods (SOC 207 or CRIM 250W), with a letter grade of a “B” or better.
- Students must complete a minimum of 150 hours during the semester to earn 3 credits.
- Students must arrange to be supervised by the faculty advisor.