Internship Courses

U UNI 288 Applied Learning Internship (1)
Monitored and evaluated field experience in an environment related to the student's field of study and/or career interests. The course includes academic assignments that focus on the creation of learning objectives, reflection, and evaluation. All course assignments may be submitted online, allowing students to participate in internships anywhere in the world. Students are required to complete a minimum of 50 on-site internship hours over the duration of the term in which they are registered. Academic work is in addition to hours worked as part of internship. Course enrollment is limited to situations approved by the Institute for Applied Learning and/or the course instructor. Students will be required to participate in an online internship orientation prior to registering for the course. Note: equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the academic component of the internship course. Students may not earn more than 6 credit hours for U UNI 288 and U UNI 289 combined. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor. S/U graded.

U UNI 289 Applied Learning Advanced Internship (3)
Monitored and evaluated field experience in an environment related to the student's field of study and/or career interests. The course includes academic assignments that focus on the creation of learning objectives, reflection, and evaluation. All course assignments may be submitted online, allowing students to participate in internships anywhere in the world. Students are required to complete a minimum of 150 on-site internship hours over the duration of the term in which they are registered. Academic work is in addition to hours worked as part of internship. Course enrollment is limited to situations approved by the Institute for Applied Learning and/or the course instructor. Students will be required to participate in an online internship orientation prior to registering for the course. Note: equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the academic component of the internship course. Students may not earn more than 6 credit hours for U UNI 288 and U UNI 289 combined. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor. S/U graded.

U UNI 290 Internships for Sophomores (1-4; as approved)
Internships involving participation in the work of an agency, institution, or corporate body, with collateral academic study. Contingent on the approval of a University at Albany full-time member of the instructional staff willing to supervise the study and evaluate on-site reports of the student's progress. Part-time faculty may supervise a U UNI 290 internship with the approval of their department chair. The Interdisciplinary Studies Committee retains the final authority to approve internship projects and supervisors. U UNI 290 internships may be taken for 1-4 credits. U UNI 290 internships are open only to sophomores who have an overall grade point average of 2.00 or higher. May be repeated, but each registration must be for an approved project. Prerequisite(s): approval of the Interdisciplinary Studies Committee. Application deadlines: May 1st for summer; August 1st for fall; December 1st for spring. S/U graded.

U UNI 390 Internships for Juniors and Seniors (1–15; as approved)
Internships involving participation in the work of an agency, institution, or corporate body, with collateral academic study. Contingent on the approval of a University at Albany full-time member of the instructional staff willing to supervise the study and evaluate on-site reports of the student's progress. Part-time faculty may supervise a U UNI 390 internship with the approval of their department chair. The Interdisciplinary Studies Committee retains the final authority to approve internship projects and supervisors. U UNI 390 internships are usually taken for 1-9 credits. Under extraordinary circumstances, a student may petition the committee for a maximum of 15 credits. Internships are open only to qualified juniors and seniors who have an overall grade point average of 2.00 or higher. May be repeated, but each registration must be for an approved project. Prerequisite(s): approval of the Interdisciplinary Studies Committee. Application deadlines: May 1st for summer; August 1st for fall; December 1st for spring. S/U graded.

U UNI 391 Senate Sessions Assistant Program (15)
A full-time internship program in the New York State Senate. Session assistants work as staff members in senators’ offices for a minimum of 30 hours per week and complete a required academic component including seminars, readings, short papers, book reports, and term paper. Offered spring semester only. Internships are open only to qualified juniors and seniors who have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher through a competitive selection process. Application deadline in early fall through the campus liaison officer (LC 30). Prerequisite(s): selection process, permission of campus liaison officer. S/U graded.

U UNI 392 Assembly Sessions Intern Program (15)
A full-time internship program in the New York State Assembly. Interns are assigned to work with members of the Assembly or its committees and research staff for a minimum of 30 hours per week and complete a required academic component including seminars, readings, short papers, mini courses, and term paper. Offered spring semester only. Internships are open only to qualified juniors and seniors who have an overall grade point average of 2.50 or higher through a competitive selection process. Application deadline in early fall through the campus liaison officer (LC 30). Prerequisite(s): selection process, permission of campus liaison officer. S/U graded.