Internship information sessions
The department holds HDF 480 and HDF 481 information sessions each semester. For students interested in a Summer or Fall internship, sessions are held in mid March. For students interested in Spring internships, sessions are held the first week in November. Sessions are held on both Kingston and Providence campuses. See below for specific locations and times.
Tuesday, March 14, 2:00-3:OOPM, Transition Center, Lower Level, Phyllis Penhallow
Thursday, March 31, 2:30-3:30PM, Transition Center, Lower Level, Phyllis Penhallow
Wednesday, March 16, 6:00-7:00PM, Conference Room, 2nd floor, Phyllis Penhallow
Tuesday, March 29, 6:30-7:30PM, Conference Room, 2nd floor, Phyllis Penhallow
Registration Form(click link for PDF Form)
Registration Form Deadlines
- For Fall semester internships: April 25
- For Spring semester internship: December 5
- For Summer session internship: April 25
Congratulations! HDF Professors, Jing Xiao and Nilton Porto’s paper “Consumer Financial Education and Financial Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Financial Capability” has been selected to win the NEFE Award for the 2016 ACCI conference. The award will be presented at the conference.
The Child Development Center has received their official certificates of FULL RIDE CECE approval for both classrooms. With the necessary playground repairs completed and verified, and supporting documentation reviewed, they have now transitioned from our provisional/full approval designation to fully approved.
KINGSTON, R.I., Oct. 30, 2015 – It all started with a leaf floating in a puddle. The boy was enchanted by it, and that joy enchanted Sue Warford. She tossed aside her ambition to become a child psychologist and settled instead on nurturing that wonder in a classroom. Read More
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In his Aug. 8 Commentary piece (“Altering the marriage ‘ecosystem’), Mark Regnerus claims the legalization of same-sex marriage will “alter the marriage ecosystem.” The result? Children suffer, the birth rate falls, and government infiltrates family life. Regnerus makes several unfounded assumptions about the meaning and purpose of marriage and family. We want to offer […]
Taylor & Francis / ATEA Best Paper Award 2014 committee selected Dr. Hyunjin Kim’s paper published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education (APJTE: SSCI journal) titled: Pre-service teachers’ motivation, sense of teaching efficacy, and expectation of reality shock as the best paper of 2014. The award was recognized during the ATEA Annual Conference in Darwin (July 7-10, 2015) in Australia.
Assistant Professor Skye Leedahl was chosen as a Presidential Faculty Fellow by the Rhode Island Campus Compact. Dr. Leedahl holds a joint appointment in Human Development & Family Studies and Political Science. A consortium of all 11 institutes of Higher Education, The RI Campus Compact works to increase the engagement of students, faculty and staff […]
Not long ago, Tina Wambolt was drinking 24 beers a day and so depressed she could barely get off the sofa, much less leave her house. Next month, the 40-year-old West Warwick resident will graduate from the University of Rhode Island’s Providence campus with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies, with a […]
Sue Warford is the 2015 APAW Woman of the Year. APAW is a professional association at the University of Rhode Island and each year selects an outstanding woman through a nomination process. The award is given in recognition of a woman’s commitment to “effect and ensure that professional woman at URI are accorded, just and […]
HDF professor and expert in outcomes research, Dr. Jacqueline Sparks, was recently a keynote presenter at the conference of Psycho-Therapeutic Alternatives to Medication held in Baton Rouge, LA. Science writer and author, Robert Whitaker was the other keynote speaker at the conference. He is author of Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and […]