Internships

Master’s Students

Students in the on-campus HOA master’s program are encouraged to complete an internship during the summer term between their first year and second year in the program. All internships must be secure directly by the student.

HOA students in the “Professional Paper” track who secure an internship and would like to register for HOA 783: Internship for 3 credits may us this as one of their elective course. Students must submit a copy of their offer letter (which must include start and end date of the internship and a description of their responsibilities) to Rhonda McElroy (rhonda.mcelroy@unlv.edu) to review and approve before permission will be granted to register for HOA 783.

International students must receive approval to be on Curricular Practical Training through the HOS Graduate Programs Office before starting an internship experience. In addition, international students must register for 1 credit hour of HOA 783.

For students who entered the program with a conditional requirement to complete an internship must complete this requirement within the first 12 months of being in the program.

PhD Students

Students in the PhD program may spend the equivalent of two semesters complete an approved internship. Internships must be approved the the student’s Doctoral Advising Committee Chair and the PhD Faculty Program Director.

International students must receive approval to be on Curricular Practical Training through the HOS Graduate Programs Office before starting an internship experience. In addition, international students must register for 1 credit hour of HOA 783.