Learn more about internships and co-op education at CASL.
Cooperative Education Program
Cooperative Education in the College of Arts, Sciences & Letters is an academic program founded in UM-Dearborn's commitment to "excellence in teaching and learning." It promotes liberal arts learning and career/personal development through student participation in paid, professional employment.
The purpose of engaging in the Talent Gateway is to leverage what you are already doing -- in class, in your personal life, in the work that you do -- to develop new skills and to get in the habit of creative thinking that will serve you well in life and work.
Criminology and Criminal Justice Internship Program
Criminology and Criminal Justice Internships are designed to provide field experience for Criminology and Criminal Justice majors. Actual field experience will provide students with valuable tools to help them succeed in their chosen field.
Economics Internship Program
The Economics Internship, which appears in the course schedule as ECON 498, offers students field experiences with businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies. The placement allows students to get hands-on experience applying the tools of economic analysis to specific job and project assignments.
Environmental Studies Internship Program
The solutions to the current environmental problems are complex and require teamwork and understanding between specialists and generalists in many disciplines. The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies degree program focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problem solving at the local, regional and international levels. Students in the program have the opportunity to complete an internship with different companies focused on the environment.
Humanities/History Internship Program
The Humanities/History Internship is an interdisciplinary program comprised of a seminar and fieldwork. The program offers professional experience, primarily to students from the LCC, LPA, and History departments.
Ottawa Political Internship Program
The Ottawa Internship Program is designed to provide first-hand experience with the House of Commons in Ottawa, Canada. Students will work in a Member of Parliament's office for a period of five weeks. The program combines field experience with enrichment seminars dealing with a wide variety of issues tangential to Canadian politics.
Psychology Internship Program
The Psychology Internship Program allows juniors and seniors to obtain practical experience working under supervision in a setting relevant to psychology. Internship students will spend 6 or 12 hours per week at their field placement and will attend a weekly seminar on campus.
Public Affairs Internship Program
Public Affairs Internship Program is designed to provide an opportunity to gain valuable hands-on training in the workplace, a placement site tailored to the interests of the students, leadership training experience, recommendations for Law or Graduate School or future employment, visible and unique work experiences.
Urban and Regional Studies Internship Program
The URST Internship, which appears in the course schedule as URST 485, offers students field experiences with businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies.