Participating in an internship is a very rewarding, fulfilling experience. As such, we expect that our students will fulfill the following expectations:
- The placement will provide the learner with insights into the challenges of defending and promoting human rights
- The student will complete at least 120 hours of work at their internship placement
- Students will complete a reflective practice seminar (HRTS 4291, or the equivalent course in Education Abroad) concurrently with the internship.
The Path to Earning Academic Credit for your Human Rights Internship
- Students should begin researching potential internships one semester prior to when they intend to complete their capstone.
- Recommended Resource: Internship Database (forthcoming)
- You are also encouraged to speak with one of our HRTS advisors via Nexus.
- Once you have found a suitable agency and have accepted an internship, you should submit the Internship Intent form.
- Once you have discussed your duties and responsibilities with your internship supervisor, you should complete and submit the Learning Work Plan.pdf to Alyssa Webb to get a permission number to register for HRTS 4291.
- Attend HRTS 4291 class meetings and complete course assignments in accordance with course expectations
Human rights minors and the majority of majors find internships through one of three paths:
Human Rights Institute Supported Internship Placements