Internships

Earn academic credit while gaining real-world experience through an internship.

Internship Benefits

We encourage both graduate and undergraduate students to complete a three-unit internship during your studies. An internship will help get you out into the community, build your resume, and develop your research interests.

In the past, Philosophy students have worked with local and state legislatures, interned under local and state justice systems, and many others worked or volunteered for non-profit organizations.

Applying for Internship Credit

We do not offer departmental internship credit. However, the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences can offer academic credit through SBS 393. Eligibility includes:

  • Good academic standing with a minimum of 2.00 GPA (both major and accumulative) at the University
  • Earned a minimum of 30 credits
  • Completed at least one full-time (12-units) semester at the University
  • Currently enrolled at the University

Before applying, you should first speak with your advisor as well as having secured an internship. See the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences internship page for more details.

Local Opportunities

Patient Experience (PX) Ambassador Program

Deadline: Rolling

This program is sponsored by Banner University Medical Center with options to participate at Main Campus or BUMC-South locations. All participants will have a site contact person as well as supervisors within the unit to which they are assigned. Additional information will be provided upon acceptance into the program. Please indicate your availability/willingness to participate at either or both campuses when filling out the application.

Adult Probation Support Service AmeriCorps Program (APSS)

Deadline: Rolling

This program is sponsored by AmeriCorps with an opportunity for you to join National Service and serve in your local community while earning a modest living allowance. Upon successful completion of a service term, you may receive a Segal AmeriCorps Educational Award. If you are interested in the fields of Criminal Justice, Public Service, Law Enforcement, Social Justice, working with Youth or just simply enjoy helping others, this may be the program for you! The 2019 – 2020 Program is looking for the following positions to be filled:

  • Probation Assistant Position
  • Youth Center Mentor Position
  • Team Leader Position

The Fall 2019 Term has passed. However, Winter 2020 (runs from January 1, 2020, through April 30, 2020) and Summer 2020 (runs from May 1, 2020, through August 31, 2020) are still open and looking for participants. Follow the link above and sign up today!

Other Opportunities

UA Student Engagement & Career Development Job Shadow Program

Note: This is not an internship program. However, this may be beneficial as you explore your career options.

Deadline: Nov. 17, 2019

Every year, the UA Student Engagement & Career Development connects potential students with industry leaders for a day to shadow and explore the job fields. Currently, the Winter 2020 program is accepting applications for shadowing. Below you will find the requirements to be considered for the program:

Attend an Info Session

  • Session 1: Tuesday, October 22nd @ 12 PM
  • Session 2: Monday, October 28th @ 3:15 PM

Application Submission

  • October 21 – November 17, 2019: Application Open
  • December 2 – December 6, 2019: Students & hosts notified by SECD of their shadow matches
  • December 9 – December 13, 2019: Mandatory student orientations; students contact hosts and finalize details
  • January 2 – January 14, 2020: Job Shadows take place in Tucson, throughout Arizona, and around the United States

Check the link above for more details on the job shadow program offered by the Student Engagement & Career Development Services.