Department of Sociology & Anthropology

Three Steps to Requesting Internships for Academic Credit

  1. Student secures internship
    • For help finding an internship, students should connect with the career development center at: or email
  2. Rutgers-Newark reviews the internship experience to ensure that it is in alignment with national standards. There are two ways to do this:
  3. Professor Liss reviews the internship to ensure it meets Department criteria for what is appropriate for earning credits, including: number of hours in total/per week; workload and academic assignments; relationship/connection to discipline/major; mid-term/end of term evaluations. After that, Professor Liss will provide the student with an SPN code to register for Internship for Credit.