Although an internship is not required, it is strongly recommended by the department. Internships provide valuable hands-on experience for people in different facets of psychology. Often times, students who complete an internship have a better understanding of their own future goals. Many times, these internships turn into a full-time position, and at the very least they result in a strong letter of recommendation from someone outside of the university. Thus, if done with the correct intentions, an internship can be a valuable asset to one’s portfolio when leaving Briar Cliff University.
The following is a list of examples of internships completed by former psychology students at Briar Cliff:
For more information, contact the Department of Psychology.
I had no idea about the behavior analytic world when I started college. But ever since I was introduced to the science, I have found my passion ... I get to do something with my life that will benefit others.
Psychology Major ('16), M.S. in Behavior Analysis ('18)