Major: Urban and Community Studies

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: URBN 3981; Graded, A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: URBN 3991; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Possible number of credits: Zero – Six; Up to 3 credits can count toward Urban and Community Studies majors.
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; 2.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: Fieldwork journal, reflection papers, seminar paper (if 2+ credits in URBN 3981), meetings with internship coordinator.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: All internships must be pre-approved by supervising faculty member.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Urban and Community Studies majors:
Immigration Policy Intern, Healthcare Intern, Community Development Intern, Environmental Policy Intern, Fair Trade and Green Intern, Non-Profit Management Intern, Law Intern

Sample organizations where Urban and Community Studies majors have interned:
Urban Institute, D.C., American Red Cross, Green Corps, ConnPIRG, Connecticut State House and Senate, CT Dept. of Social Services, CT Judicial Dept., Hispanic Health Council, City of Hartford Planning Division, CT Dept. of Children and Families, City of Waterbury (various depts.), CT State Troopers

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at career.uconn.edu/experiential-learning.

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Ken Foote, Ph.D., Professor
10 Prospect Street, 5th Floor
ken.foote@uconn.edu
959-200-3771

internships@uconn.edu
career.uconn.edu
860-486-3013

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Website:urban.uconn.edu