2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Aug 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGSS 501 - Internship: Women’s Services I


Credits: 2
A two-semester internship at Women’s Services, a non-profit social service agency for women and children in Crawford County. Students complete the Women’s Services volunteer training during part one of the internship and participate in one or more aspects of the organization’s program: advocacy, support, information and referral, community education and crisis intervention. The intern meets regularly with the agency administration for discussion and supervision and has regular conferences with the internship instructor. The intern’s performance is evaluated by the on-site supervisor in consultation with the supervising faculty member. In addition, the supervising faculty member evaluates the student’s written work consisting of a journal integrating on-site experience with assigned readings. In the context of the corequisite, PSYCH 540 , the student develops an in-depth research project.

Prerequisite: WGSS 100  or PSYCH 160 , and permission of instructor. Corequisite: PSYCH 540 .

Distribution Requirements: none.

Students are expected to take WGSS 502 - Internship: Women’s Services II  the following semester.