Internship in Applied Leadership
A Practicum in Applied Leadership is a great way to gain valuable work experience while also earning credit towards your Leadership Studies Minor! Practicum or “mini-internships” allow students to gain relevant knowledge and skills while also establishing important networking connections.
There are 2 options for completing a Practicum in Applied Leadership: a traditional practicum or “mini-internship” call LDST 341A, and participation in the Board Mentoring Program for which you can earn LDST 341B credit, which is 1 credit per quarter, for each quarter you want to earn the credit. Learn more about the Board Mentoring Program.
LDST 341A: Practicum in Applied Leadership
You may earn up to 6 total credits, with credit distribution based on the number of hours worked per week for the quarter. 4 of those earned credits may be applied towards your Leadership Studies Minor. This course is restricted to students with Sophomore, Junior or Senior status, you must be a declared LDST minor and Instructor Permission is required.
How do I register for LDST 341A, Practicum in Applied Leadership?
After you have been approved by both the Leadership Institute’s Faculty Advisor and the organization offering the mini-internship:
- Download the Memo for your On-Site Supervisor, which provides critical information for the success of your practicum.
- Submit the Student’s Practicum in Applied Leadership Information Form
- Ask your organization’s on-site supervisor to submit the Supervisor’s Leadership 341 Internship Contract
- You will then receive an override to register for the course.