Externships

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Students may elect to earn externship credits as long as their schedules allow them to meet the externship requirements. The first externship carries four (4) credits and includes both a fieldwork and classroom component.
 
  • Fieldwork Component: a minimum of 140 hours of field placement per semester
  • Classroom Component: Classes (weekly during spring and fall; twice weekly during compressed summer semester)
Students may elect to take additional externships (the “Advanced Externship”) after they have successfully completed their first externship. Additional externships will carry two (2) credits and consist of a minimum of 140 hours of field placement. Students will be asked to communicate periodically with the Externship Director, Margarett Williams at (631) 761-7035 or by email.