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Internships

Internships and practica provide you with opportunities to gain work experience related to your academic and career interests before entering the job market.

Note that unless otherwise stated, internships and practica are open only to students in the related program of study.

Learn more about the UB Career Center's internship program.

They can help you get your foot in the door at a particular company or organization, and they offer a leg up in gaining professional experience. Employers often prefer hiring college graduates who have had internship experience, contributing to an organization's productivity in a professional setting. Begin building a solid resume by completing an internship or practicum.

Contact an internship adviser for more information:

Undergraduate

  • Applied Ethics:
    Internship in Applied Ethics (PHIL 498):
    Alfred Guy, 410.837.5322
    open to students in all undergraduate majors, with the permission of the contact person
  • Applied Information Technology:
    Independent Study (COSC 499):
    Vanessa Bennett, 410.837.5023
  • Digital Communication:
    Internship in Communication (CMAT 407):
    Julie Simon
    , 410.837.6061
  • Environmental Science:
    Independent Study in Environmental Science
    (ENVS 289):
    Vanessa Bennett, 410.837.5023
  • History:
    Internship (HIST 490):
    Thomas Carney, 410.837.4061
  • Integrated Arts:
    Internship in Integrated Arts (ARTS 475):
    Jeffrey Hoover, 410.837.6027
  • Simulation and Digital Entertainment:
    Independent Study in Simulation and Digital Entertainment (COSC 499)
    Vanessa Bennett, 410.837.5023
  • Writing (University publications):
    Internship in University Publications (WRIT 340):
    Cheryl Wilson, 410.837.5203
    open to students in all undergraduate majors, with the permission of the contact person
  • Writing (professional writing):
    Internship in Professional Writing (WRIT 407):
    Cheryl Wilson, 410.837.5203
    open to students in all undergraduate majors, with the permission of the contact person

Graduate

  • Applied Psychology:
    Practicum in Applied Psychology (APPL 706):
    Elaine Johnson, 410.837.6683
  • Applied Psychology (Research):
    Practicum in Research (APPL 704):
    Elaine Johnson, 410.837.6683
  • Applied Psychology (Assessment):
    Practicum in Assessment (APPL 705):
    Elaine Johnson, 410.837.6683
  • Counseling Psychology:
    Practicum in Counseling Psychology (APPL 703): Elaine Johnson, 410.837.6683
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology:
    Practicum in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (APPL 707, see sample syllabus):
    Thomas Mitchell, 410.837.5348
  • Creative Writing & Publishing Arts:
    Internship (PBDS 775):
    Kendra Kopelke, 410.837.6026
  • Integrated Design:
    Ed Gold, 410.837.6024
    Practicum in Integrated Design (DESN 791)
    open only to students in the 60-credit program
    Internship (PBDS 775)
    open only to students in the 45-credit program
  • Legal and Ethical Studies:
    Internship in Applied Ethics (LEST 698):
    Michele Cotton, 410.837.5320
  • Publications Design:
    Internship (PBDS 775):
    Ed Gold, 410.837.6024