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CHM 353: Undergraduate Research – Bachelor of Arts Only

Using your free elective credits to participate in an internship is a great way to put classroom learning into practical experience. While engaged in the supportive environment of an internship, apprenticeship or special project, you can test career goals, enhance professional skills, develop self-reliance, self-esteem, and responsibility. Furthermore, these opportunities encourage networking with professionals and will provide increased marketability for employment after graduation.

Below are your options for earning experiential credits. Please meet with your academic advisor before making a final decision regarding which option is best for you.

CHM 353: Undergraduate Research

Requirements

  • Permission of instructor

Logistics

  • Undergraduate research
  • Earn 1 – 12 credits (Graded)
  • Methods of approach to a research problem. Literature, laboratory work, and a report of an original problem or problems

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ITR302/304: Field Experience & Seminar

Requirements

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Minimum 60 credits prior to internship
  • Available free elective credits
  • Good academic and social standing

Logistics

  • Earn between 6 – 15 free elective credits
  • ITR 302 (field experience) 3 – 12 credits (S/U Only)
  • ITR 304 (seminar) 3 credits (Graded)
  • Seminar offered online and in class (in class – spring only)

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Explore Past Internship Opportunities

The following list is a SAMPLE of placements in which students have participated for experiential credits. This list is not exhaustive.

Rhode Island Internships

  • Arkwright Advanced Coating, INC
  • Mariam Hospital
  • Northwest Dental Associates
  • The Chemical Company
  • URI Biotech Lab

Out-Of-State Internships

  • N/A

Sources: Internship Placements from Fall 2010, Spring 2011, & Summer 2011, and Explore Internship Opportunities by Major Archives 2009-2011

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