Internship Program – Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services; College of Health and Public Service

Undergraduate Students – Program Requirements and Who to Contact

Public Health

  • Academic Requirements: Learn more about PUBH 4080 and the requirements for the Public Health Capstone course. If you have questions about PADM 4310 or the internship requirements, contact the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services.
  • Meet Your Internship Specialist: Your Internship Specialist can assist you with searching for an internship position, writing an effective resume, preparing for interviews and other aspects of the internship process. Contact Aaron Anderson.

Rehabilitation Studies

Students must gain practical experience in a supervised setting aimed at the integration of theory and practice and refinement of skills. RHAB 4880 (Rehabilitation Practicum) requires a minimum of 200 hours within the practicum setting plus attendance at weekly integrative seminars.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 18 hours of rehabilitation coursework, including RHAB 3000, RHAB 3100, RHAB 4200 and RHAB 3900. May be repeated for credit. Application for approval of the practicum site occurs in the term/semester prior to enrollment in this course and is facilitated by the practicum instructor and/or student advisor.

  • Academic Requirements: : Learn more about the requirements for RHAB 4880. If you have questions about RHAB 4880, contact the Department of Rehabilitation Studies.
  • Meet Your Internship Specialist: Your Internship Specialist can assist you with searching for an internship position, writing an effective resume, preparing for interviews and other aspects of the internship process. Contact Aaron Anderson.

Graduate Students – Program Requirements and Who to Contact

Health Services Administration, MS – Long Term Care Administration concentration

Students seeking licensure as long-term care administrators must serve a 1,000-clock-hour internship, for 6 hours of credit, in a licensed long-term care facility. Internship placements are available nationwide under the preceptorship of experienced professionals.

Licensed long-term care administrators may be allowed to substitute additional course work for the internship.

  • Academic Requirements: Learn more about AGER 5840 or AGER 5850 and the requirements for the internship credit. If you have questions about PADM 4310 or the internship requirements, contact the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services.
  • Meet Your Internship Specialist: Your Internship Specialist can assist you with searching for an internship position, writing an effective resume, preparing for interviews and other aspects of the internship process. Contact Aaron Anderson.

Rehabilitation Counseling, MS

Students are required to complete a 600-hour applied experience in their area of concentration in a rehabilitation agency or facility external to the university. Course includes a 1-hour-per-week seminar and group supervision meeting.

Prerequisites: RHAB 5811 (Practicum). Consent of department.

  • Academic Requirements: Learn more about the requirements for RHAB 5812. If you have questions about RHAB 5812, contact the Department of Rehabilitation Studies.
  • Meet Your Internship Specialist: Your Internship Specialist can assist you with searching for an internship position, writing an effective resume, preparing for interviews and other aspects of the internship process. Contact Aaron Anderson.
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