In the growing field of student affairs, there are more and more functional areas arising. Practicum opportunities afford the opportunity to students to hone their skills in a variety of areas in addition to their assistantship.
Students in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program are required to complete 4 credits of practicum experience during their time in the program. Students can register for 2 credits of practicum in any semester. Practicums should be 60 hours and must be unpaid.
Practica can happen nearly anywhere! There are opportunities on-campus, off-campus, virtually, and internationally! Here are some places that have hosted practicum opportunities before: