PSY 405 – Fieldwork in Psychology

PSY 405 – Fieldwork in Psychology

Fall 2019

Earn Course Credit for Completing an Internship!


Courtney Ahrens

Professor of Psychology

Class Structure:

In-Person Seminar (one day per week)

  • Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45pm OR Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm

Professional Development Workshops (4 per semester)

  • Fridays, 10-11am OR alternative writing assignment

Course Activities:

  • 90 documented hours at an internship or fieldwork site
  • Weekly assigned readings & class discussions (attendance required)
  • Attendance at internship/career development workshops
  • 4 professional development assignments
  • 1 final presentation
  • NO exams or final paper


  • 3 units of course credit
  • Counts toward the Psychology Major 400 level requirement
  • Credit/No Credit grading
  • Assistance locating an internship


  • Upper-division Psychology Major
  • 3.0 in both Psychology & overall at time of application
  • Competitive application

Admission Process

  • Download application here: Fieldwork Application_Fall 2019
  • Submit application and transcripts to
  • Application DUE by Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Applicants rank ordered based on the quality of their application
  • Accepted applicants will be notified by May 6, 2019
  • Registration permits issued upon confirmation of acceptance


NOTE:  Only 1/3 of those who apply are eventually accepted into the course.  The most competitive applications are those that are thorough, persuasive, and demonstrate strong potential.

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