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Internship

Semester and Year FA 2015
Course Number INDIV-UG1801
Section 001
Instructor
Days
Time
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Units 4
Level U
Foundation Requirement  

Notes/Restrictions

Pass/Fail Only. Deadline for submitting proposal is Sept 8. For more information, please contact Faith Stangler Lucine (fs1@nyu.edu). Students are required to attend two workshops. Workshop I: Sept. 17, 12:30pm-1:30pm; Workshop II: Oct.15, 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Description

Internships offer Gallatin students an opportunity to learn experientially at one of New York City's many social institutions, art and cultural organizations, community-based organizations, or corporations. Students gain first-hand work experience and develop skills and knowledge that help them in pursuing employment after graduation. They also explore the relationship between practical experience and academic theory. Gallatin provides an extensive list of available internships; students may pursue their own as well. Internships are typically unpaid positions, although students in paid positions are permitted to receive credit. Students work an average of 10 to 20 hours each week at the site and meet regularly during the semester with their faculty adviser to discuss the internship. For each credit, students are expected to devote three to four hours per week during the fall and spring semesters, and at least seven to nine hours per week during the six-week summer sessions. In addition to the weekly hours spent at the internship, students are expected to attend two workshops about internships; keep a journal of their daily internship experiences; submit a progress report describing the internship; and write a final paper for the faculty adviser.

Course Type

Individualized Projects (INDIV-UG)