Internships provide students with practical, hands-on work experience with the opportunity to see first-hand whether a particular field is a good match for them.
Boise State places over 1,300 interns annual with organizations throughout the Treasure Valley.
Internships requires approximately 50 hours of work for each hour of academic credit awarded. Generally, students work from 15-20 hours per week during the semester, but time frames are flexible.
Download the internship guide here.
Senior Practicum experience is required of all Sociology majors to provide students with an experimental opportunity whereby they may develop practical skills linked to their academic program of study.
A Practicum is generally and unpaid “field experience” in an occupational setting on a part-time basis for a prescribed period of time. The Practicum offers intellectual growth, an opportunity to blend theory and practice, and career develop opportunities.