Engagement Details

Internship - PALM 494


What to Expect

Connect your classroom learning with your career goals through a supervised internship. You'll gain real-world professional experience by working at least 10 hours per week for 14 weeks at an internship site and also write reflections about your experience. Past public-interest sites have included the Lancaster Dept. of Social Services, the state Department of Juvenile Justice, the Walterboro Police Department, Girls Scouts of South Carolina, the state Guardian Ad Litem program and the Texas Cultural Trust.

This engagement qualifies for these special designations:

  • GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement
  • Experiential Learning Opportunity
  • Option to appear on USC Experience extended transcript

Term: Summer 2024



Time Commitment: 120 - 179 hours
Who Can Participate: See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum Credit Hours: See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum GPA:  See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Other Requirements See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites


Engagement Benefits

How expectations are communicated:
Training manual, syllabus or rubric

Learning activities:
Apply specialized knowledge

Knowledge or skills developed:
Specialized knowledge and skills

Who you will work with:
External agency (employer, college, school, community agency)

Who will communicate feedback and how:
Group / class session with faculty member
Group / class session with external supervisor

Reflection expectations:
Each student produces written reflection(s)
Group / class session(s) with faculty


Additional Information

Academic Bulletin