AR 380 Practicum

Jerry Nevins, Professor


Practica offer you an opportunity for real world work and experience related to you major field of study. Finding the right match for you will take time. As a first step, please set up a meeting with Patrick Clifford, Director, Office of Career and Professional Services..He will go over the necessary paperwork and he has a list of internship sites that are eager to work with Albertus Students.

Get in touch right away with him, if you haven't done so already:

Internships grant 2 - 12 credits depending on the hours spent. 40 hours of on the job time is necessary for each credit granted. If you would like to register for 3 credits, then plan on spending 120 hours at the internship site... 480 hours for the maximum of 12 credits.

Time to complete the internship is flexible and can be done either during the regular academic year, or during off times from school such as during winter break or summer break.

Here are a list of 9 organizations that specialize in placements for internships and volunteer opportunities. What about an internship overseas? You will again invaluable international experience and earn college credit. A summer internship would be ideal time to travel for credit. What about out of state?

Become an Art Counselor this summer at a residential camp... tons of possibilities.

You may work on campus with Marketing to develop graphics, work with a community non profit to shelp with gallery shows at the Creative Arts Workshop or Art Space in New Haven, help a non-profit organization with photography or graphic design, teach in an after school program, etc.

Current jobs I found on Indeed, Jan 2022

Mascola Group, a dynamic, full-service advertising agency based in New Haven, CT, has an immediate need for a highly motivated Design Intern. (10-20 hour commitment per week).

Job Description:

If you are a Design Student with an awesome portfolio (or on your way to one) who wants to spend a few days a week at a fun and fast-moving ad agency, we’d like to meet you!

Wadsworth Ateneum, Hartford

The Visitor Services Gallery Attendant Supervisor?s primary role is to manage the Wadsworth?s Gallery Attendant (GA) program while supporting the museum?s mission to ensure that all visitors feel welcome and able to participate in the arts and cultural experiences offered by the museum. This position requires exceptional communication and customer service skills. Weekends are required.

We are a local marketing and advertising agency searching for an enthusiastic MARKETING INTERN to join our company for a part-time internship FOR THE FALL SEMESTER! Please note the internship is for college credit only!

Signature Advertising, Milldale, CT

Specific duties include assisting with social media strategy & implementation, performing research and analysis, organizing data from marketing campaigns, supporting the team in administrative tasks, following up on leads, and assisting in promotional activities.

The main resourse though is Patrick Clifford. Meet with him right away to get the process rolling.


Dominican Volunteers USA


Volunteer Request Form

DV's commit full-time (typically 40 hours per week) to ministries that vary widely from teaching, administering social service programs, public policy advocacy, immigrant rights organizing, nursing, and organic farming. There is indeed good and needed work for all gifts and interests!


The Idealist lists 170 internship opportunities in Graphic Design alone. Here are a couple of international examples:

Internship description

PSCORE is a non-profit, non-religious, non-partisan NGO in Seoul, South Korea working towards reunification of the Korean peninsula. PSCORE is comprised of North Korean defectors, South Korean college students, and foreigners who share a common interest and passion for North Korean human rights issues, reunification, and helping young North Korean defectors settle in South Korea.

We are seeking a talented student intern who can enhance PSCORE's communication with general public through creative design solutions. The intern will have an exciting opportunity to work closely with a young, dynamic team to actively promote North Korean human rights. This is an unpaid, full-time position, but we can provide internship credit for suitable candidates.

PSCORE is an organization in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council since 2012. Please visit to learn more about our work. about a resume builder!

Internship description

Documentary Arts Asia (DAA) is a non-profit organization which works primarily in photography and film, but also audio and narrative writing, to tell the stories from Asia that need to be heard.

The duties of the intern include designing posters, web-graphics, magazines, books and more. In this internship you will gain in-depth understanding and experience in how to produce a professional design and layout from the DAA designer and other DAA staff.

You will receive regular feedback from DAA directors, free tuition at any in-house DAA workshops run during the internship, and 50% off on guest workshops during the internship. Where possible we are happy to help interns meet their school or university requirements such as additional credit assignments.

Internships are usually three months in duration, five days per week. All interns are required to spend some hours at the DAA desk, welcoming guests to the centre and doing general tasks in addition to their special projects.

Please fill up this form on our website :

Location: Chiang Mai Province, Thailand.


Creative Design for Social Development in South Africa
Currently we are accepting applications for 2015. Venture length of 2-8 months. Please note exact start dates and lengths are flexible to your needs. Epiventure matches the skills, expertise and background of qualified individuals with social development organizations...
Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape, South Africa 

The following compilation of 8 orgaizations dedicated to offering rich opportunities for you were provided by to these opportunities.


At the end of the experience I review the evaluations from your site supervisor as well as your own self assessment to arrive at a grade for the experience.

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