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The internship is the culminating experience of the School Psychology Program. The internship offers students the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge and skills they have acquired in coursework and practica while functioning as entry-level school psychologists. The intern assumes the many roles of the school psychologist; employs the full range of psychological methods; and works with diverse client populations, a wide range of psychoeducational problems and disabilities, and the complete age range from preschool through the secondary programs. The internship is a two-semester course for which students receive a total of 10 semester hours of credit. It is a nine/ten month full-time training experience in the public schools for which the intern receives a salary. The intern is supervised by a certified school psychologist who is employed full time by a school district or special education cooperative.
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