UC Davis Summer Abroad Internships is an academic program that aims to enhance students’ education by incorporating academic coursework with experiential learning outside of the classroom setting. This program carries a total of 6.00 quarter units in six weeks.
Students on Summer Abroad Internship programs earn regular UC Davis course credit which may be used to fulfill degree, major, minor, General Education (GE) requirements. UC Davis students can use Summer Abroad courses to fulfill their academic requirements as listed in the General Catalog. Students from other campuses should consult with the academic advisors from their home campuses to determine whether courses taken on our programs may be used to fulfill their specific academic requirements.
See Academics to learn more about applying Summer Abroad coursework toward your major/minor/General Education requirements.
Auditing is not an option.
*Note: Semester students who will apply for Summer Financial Aid should contact Summer Abroad to inquire about enrolling in additional unit(s).
Psychology (PSC) 192. Internship in Psychology (4 units)
Supervised internship off campus, in community and institutional settings. Students will intern approximately 20 hours per week at their program site and will be able to apply for transcript notation through the UC Davis Internship and Career Center. Maximum of six units may be used towards satisfaction of upper division major requirement. May be repeated up to 1 time(s) per internship site.
This 2-unit course is intended as a forum to connect the work students do at their internship to its broader social and cultural context. Through online discussions and assignments, students will have a community with whom to share their reflections and observations about their internship placements and to explore the significance of interning in an international context.
Resume and Cover Letter Resources
We strongly recommend that all students meet with an advisor at the UC Davis Internship and Career Center to have their resume and cover letter reviewed prior to submitting these documents to ISA. The ICC provides many online resources, such as resume, cover letter and letter of recommendation examples. Please also review ISA’s tips for writing your cover letter and resume.