Internship in Spanish

SPANISH 314: Internship in Spanish

CONTENT: Variable credit from 2 to 8 credits. Applied learning in a supervised Spanish speaking work or volunteer environment. Students will be expected to complete a certain number of hours on site (to be determined in consultation with the on-site supervisor and the instructor) and to fulfill all academic requirements for the course, to be determined in consultation with the instructor (readings, journal, paper, etc.) Number of credit hours depends on these arrangements.

PARTICULARS: Spanish 300 (or its equivalent) is a prerequisite for this course. Permission of the instructor required prior to preregistration. Up to 4 credit hours count toward the major and the course may not be repeated for credit.

CREDIT HOURS: The student must determine the number of credits he or she wishes to receive for the course. The requirements for the various credit options are the following:

Two (2) Credit Hours:

--Identify and arrange for internship. Identify a supervisor at the site who will be able to comment on the student’s work at the end of the semester, and will agree to work with the student to provide guidance during the internship. The student must work at least 10 hours per week at the site.
--Attend regular class meetings and complete all assigned readings and written or oral responses.
--Submit a 5-page mid-term report about the internship (including specific information about the site, the work the student is performing, any issues that have arisen, and any other pertinent facts).
--Submit a final research paper of 8-10 pages that focuses on an aspect of the internship and also incorporates archival research and any necessary field research.

Four (4) Credit Hours:

--Identify and arrange for internship. Identify a supervisor at the site who will be able to comment on the student’s work at the end of the semester, and will agree to work with the student to provide guidance during the internship. The student must work 12-15 hours per week at the site.
--Attend regular class meetings and complete all assigned readings and written or oral responses.
--Submit a 5-page mid-term report about the internship (including specific information about the site, the work the student is performing, any issues that have arisen, and any other pertinent facts).
--Submit a final research paper of 12-15 pages that focuses on an aspect of the internship and also incorporates archival research and any necessary field research.
--Present research findings either in another Spanish course or in a forum arranged for this purpose and open to all students and faculty in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Eight (8) Credit Hours:

--Identify and arrange for internship. Identify a supervisor at the site who will be able to comment on the student’s work at the end of the semester, and will agree to work with the student to provide guidance during the internship. The student must work a minimum of 20 hours per week at the site.
--Attend regular class meetings and complete all assigned readings and written or oral responses.
--Submit a 5-page mid-term report about the internship (including specific information about the site, the work the student is performing, any issues that have arisen, and any other pertinent facts).
--Submit a final research paper of 20-25 pages that focuses on an aspect of the internship and also incorporates archival and any necessary field research.
--Present research findings either in another Spanish course or in a forum arranged for this purpose and open to all students and faculty in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
--Present proposal for presentation of research findings to Emory’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.