The Psychology Department provides internship opportunities for students every semester through the PSY 404 course. These are excellent opportunities for students to explore possible career areas and make connections in the community.
Internships in the Psychology Department are coordinated by department, and the department will match a student with an internship suited to their interests.
Benefits of Internships
Time and Credit Requirements
Internships typically require a commitment of 10 hours a week with a few internships requiring 20 hours a week. All internships require that students register for PSY 404: Internship.
Prerequisites for PSY 404
PSY 420: Abnormal Psychology and PSY 431: Counseling and Clinical Psychology are required for human service/school/nonprofit sites. For data-based project sites, PSY 231: Statistics and PSY 308/309: Experimental Psychology/Lab are required.
PSY 404 Course Objectives
Students taking PSY 404: Internships will
Internships are typically completed by senior students.
To take advantage of the internship opportunities students must:• Attend an orientation meeting the semester before they wish to participate in an internship (announcements will be emailed to students and posted around Phelps Hall)
• Submit application materials (e.g., form, essays and self-evaluation of skills) and interview with Dr. Casselman. The application form is available in the Psychology Office
• Complete an interview with their prospective internship site
If you have questions about internship opportunities, contact Dr. Robert Casselman RCasselman@winona.edu.
Department of Psychology