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GERO 444. Internship

Credits: 3-12
Department: Gerontology
Description: Supervised field experience in an agency, program, business or institution working with or on behalf of older adults. Arranged by contract between site supervisor, faculty supervisor and student.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify key aspects of individual internship experiences as they relate to specific gerontology program core concepts.
2. Identify aging workplace challenges and reflect on how to address them.
3. Identify positive aging workplace skills and reflect on how to enhance them.
4. Evaluate the ethical and professional challenges of working with an older population.
5. Demonstrate professional workplace behavior.

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