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:

  • Academic Advancement Center
  • Adult Learner and Veteran Services
  • Career Center
  • El Centro
  • Office of International Programs
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Off-Campus Life
  • Orientation and Transition Programs
  • RamRide
  • Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement Office
  • Women and Gender and Advocacy Center
  • …and many more!
  • American University of Kuwait
  • BACCHUS Network
  • Franklin College, Switzerland
  • INTO China
  • Johnson and Wales, Rhode Island
  • Nipissing University, Canada
  • …and many more!





Practicum Overview and Instructions