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Internship Placements in Human Sciences and Services Fall 2013

Office of Experiential Education & Community Engagement- Internship Program Roosevelt 139 401-874-2160 intern@etal.uri.edu http://web.uri.edu/experience/internships/


YOU CAN DO AN INTERNSHIP ANYWHERE IN THE

UNITED STATES! HERE IS A LIST OF RECENTLY POSTED INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS FROM RHODYNET. **IF YOU CAN’T FIND ONE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU, CREATE YOUR OWNWE CAN HELP YOU BUILD YOUR IDEAL INTERNSHIP!


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES POSTED IN RHODYNET THIS SEMESTER!

TO ACCESS RHODYNET PLEASE VISIT: HTTP://CAREER.URI.EDU/


TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT AND EASILY CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS, AS WELL AS CAREER MENTORS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ON –CAMPUS INTERVIEWS.

POSTINGS FROM SEPTEMBER 2013 UNTIL NOW CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES.

WE HAVE ORGANIZED THEM INTO GENERAL CATEGORIES:

PUBLIC HEALTH, PROMOTION, AND RESEARCH COUNSELING, ADVOCACY & PSYCHOLOGY GOVERNMENT & POLICY

WE ALSO ENCOURAGE YOU TO CHECK OUT THE OTHER “BY MAJOR” ISSUU RESOURCES,


AS YOU MAY FIND SOMETHING THAT INTERESTS YOU!

PUBLIC HEALTH, PROMOTION, AND RESEARCH


WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND WWW.WOMENANDINFANTS.ORG

QUALITY/ JOINT COMMISSION READINESS INTERN Internship Description: Attend weekly meetings of the Joint Commission Readiness team; Track and support project work lists/ action items; Participate in Tracer events, as possible; Report out to Quality Leadership Team Qualifications: Internship- Masters candidate or Senior undergraduate in Health Policy, Healthcare Management or related study. Attention to detail; Strong written and interpersonal communication skills required; Proficiency in Microsoft Office • Hours Per Week: 10 • Wage/ Salary: N/A Application Instructions: Candidates for course credit internships should email Volunteer Services at volunteer@wihri.org with the specifications listed below and attach a copy of your resume. To consider your request we need all the following by December 1, 2013: •Dates of Internship: Start and completion dates •Number of weekly hours required •Course Name •Subject/ Field of study •Overall Learning objectives (specify 2) •No. of credits 101 Dudley Street Providence, RI 401-274-1122 • Volunteer@wihri.org To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 14041 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


COUNSELING, ADVOCACY & PSYCHOLOGY


SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL WWW.SCHOSPITAL.COM

PRE-ADMISSION TESTING INTERNSHIP Internship Description: The PAT Intern will directly assist the Pre-Admission testing team with a wide range of projects related to the responsibilities of the department. Each intern must provide verification that he/she is receiving college-level academic credit for the internship to the Volunteer Coordinator. All South County Hospital internships are unpaid. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in college related to his or her particular areas of interest, and apply them in a professional setting. He or she will gain a better understanding of the role that Pre-Admission testing can play in a non-profit setting, and be better prepared to work in the arena of customer and colleague related service.

Responsibilities • Assist surgical patients making appointments for pre surgical visits • Prepare patient records • Prepare patient portal documents • Prepare and collate lab work for nursing staff review • Gain knowledge about surgical procedures and patient care needs. • Data entry • Various other projects as assigned • Provide excellent customer service to incoming patients • Hours Per Week: 24 • Wage/ Salary: 0 Application Instructions: Please contact Nadine McCauley to set up an interview. nmccauley@schospital.com. Please reference this posting. 100 Kenyon Ave. Wakefield, RI 401788-1982 • nmccauley@schospital.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13627 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired


GOVERNMENT & POLICY


EVAN GUTHRIE LAW FIRM HTTP://WWW.EKGLAW.COM

INTERNSHIP FOR NATIONAL LEGAL WEBSITE Internship Description: The Evan Guthrie Law Firm is seeking a student intern as an editor and contributor for a new national legal website for college students. Help construct a legal article and information website from the ground up. The internship will cover the Rhode Island portion of the website. Build experience and reputation in the legal community and enhance legal writing, research, and journalism skills. Pre-law students preferred, but not required. Flexible schedule and responsibilities. Work remotely from your location. Internship communication and supervision will be by phone and email. Qualifications: N/A • Hours Per Week: 8-Apr • Wage/ Salary: Unpaid Application Instructions: Email resume 164 Market Street Suite 362 Charleston, SC 843-926-3813 • hr@ekglaw.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13972 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


EARNING CREDIT: You may have more than one option for receiving experiential credit. To identify these options, please check out:

HTTP://WEB.URI.EDU/EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIP-CREDIT-BY-MAJOR/

**Please meet with your academic advisor before making a final decision regarding which option is best for you.

EARNING ITR302/304 CREDIT THROUGH THE URI OFFICE OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: If the best fit for you is earning free elective credits through the URI Office of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement - Internship Program, here is our program information‌


OFFICE OF EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Internship Program Information We provide academic credit for quality internship opportunities in nearly any field anywhere in the US Students can choose to pursue an internship from our established placements or may design their own Students may participate in paid and unpaid internships for academic credit

Student Requirements 2.5 GPA or higher Minimum 60 credits prior to internship Available free elective credit – student should meet with an academic advisor to confirm credits Good academic and social standing

Important Dates Students should begin the internship search the semester before they plan to intern Internships should be finalized two weeks before the semester begins

Hours and Credits Earn FREE ELECTIVE credits for ITR 302 (field experience) and ITR 304 (seminar) Students earn PASS/FAIL credit for their field experience (3,6, 9, or 12 credits) Students will enroll in a 3-credit seminar offered in class or online Seminar focuses on the intern’s learning experience as well as professional and career development, making the connection between academic background and practical experience.

Summer Internship Hours (10 Weeks) 3 Credits 6 Credits 9 Credits 12 Credits

100 Hours Total 200 Hours Total 300 Hours Total 400 Hours Total

10 hours per week 20 hours per week 30 hours per week 40 hours per week

+ 3 Credits for the Internship Seminar

Fall/Spring Internship Hours (13 Weeks) 3 Credits 6 Credits 9 Credits 12 Credits

104 Hours Total 210 Hours Total 315 Hours Total 420 Hours Total

9 hours per week 16 hours per week 24 hours per week 32 hours per week

+ 3 Credits for the Internship Seminar

Tuition Reduced tuition for summer internships! Fall & Spring internship tuition is the same as class tuition Please see Enrollment Services (Green Hall) to discuss financial aid

Important: Please do not sign any paperwork given to you by your internship placement site. Please bring all documents given to you by your placement site to the internship office to be reviewed by a staff member.

The Washington Center Program 15-credit internships available in Washington DC through The Washington Center (www.twc.edu)


TWC has an earlier deadline and a different application procedure. Please speak with an intern advisor for further details.

INTERNSHIP STEP-BY-STEP 1 ___ Complete an online application NOW: http://web.uri.edu/experience/welcome-to-rhody-link/ By completing the online application you will receive weekly e-mails of new internship listings! 2 ___ Attend an Information Session held every weekday at 1:00 in the Roosevelt Hall 1st Floor Lounge 3 ___ Meet with an academic advisor to determine your amount of available free elective credits 4 ___ Start the search for your Internship RhodyNet – Internship & Job Search Database http://career.uri.edu to register and/or access your account. Click on the “Student” RhodyNet Oval in the top left corner of the page. www.internships.com – Visit www.internships.com to register or visit the University of Rhode Island Welcome Page: http://www.internships.com/welcome/universityofrhodeisland o Click on “Sign Up for Free” in the upper right hand corner of any page. o Complete the form by entering your first and last name, email, and create a password. o Make sure to select our school location and school name from the My Profile area under “Education” once you have registered. Internship Website- Check out internship opportunities by major: http://web.uri.edu/experience/internships-by-major/ Internship Advisors –Internship advisors are available to assist you with your search. Searching on your own – Network! Consider personal contacts (family, friends, peers, professors, etc.), visit specific agency websites, explore job search resources: o National Internship Search Engines: www.internshipprograms.com, www.job-hunt.org, www.internweb.com, www.internjobs.com, www.collegegrad.com (be sure to use the advanced search feature & select internships only), www.bigapplehead.com (internship search engine for students looking to intern in Boston, New York, and Washington D.C.) o Explore the major job search resources: www.monster.com, www.careerbuilder.com, www.hotjobs.com, www.google.com, www.yellowpages.com, www.craigslist.com 5 ___ Apply/Interview for positions and ask yourself: Is this an opportunity that will help me further my career goals? Could I learn from and work well with this supervisor? Does this environment suit my personality and will I enhance my skills? Do I feel safe in this environment? Will I have an adequate amount of work to do and will I enjoy the work? Do I agree with the goals and mission of the agency? Am I selecting this internship for the right reasons? 6 ___ Accept an internship position and ask your placement supervisor to complete the Supervisor Paperwork (Can be found in our office and on the “Forms” section of our website)


7 ___ Make an appointment to meet with an Internship Advisor. Appointment can be made in 122 Roosevelt Hall or call 874-2160. *Your completed supervisor paperwork must be submitted PRIOR to this meeting* Advisement: Discuss career plan, academic plan, credit options, receive help, etc. Registration: Receive permission numbers/paperwork to register for credits/seminar

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