Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HR394
Extended Internship/Field Placement
1.0 Credit

This course combines participation in a Canadian or international internship or volunteer field placement with a human rights-, human diversity-, or international development-related organization with the academic requirements of a senior undergraduate course. It is the student's responsibility to locate, obtain and cover all costs associated with the placement. To receive academic credit for the internship, the internship must be pre-approved by the program co-ordinator, it is normally expected that the placement will be at least 10 weeks or 400 hours in length, the student must write a formal research paper based upon the experience, and the student must make a presentation to an undergraduate class based on what he or she learned from the experience. The grade for this course will be based on an evaluation of the research paper and the presentation.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Permission of the Human Rights and Human Diversity program co-ordinator prior to beginning the internship; HR100 or HR260/SOJE260 and registration status: Year 3 or Year 4; and minimum overall GPA of 7.00 at the time of application.
Notes
Irregular course