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Arts 3005 Internship

Meaningful work experience while earning course credits

The Arts 3005 Applied Study Internship offers undergraduate students experiential learning opportunities with Saint John community partners. You will apply the skills and knowledge you have acquired in your arts degree and gain valuable work experience.

UNB partners with Saint John chapter non-profit organizations, local businesses and other community groups who have a variety of opportunities for students in all areas of study. Some previous internships have included:

History & Political Science

  • Archiving and cataloguing historical materials
  • Researching and writing historical case studies
  • Identifying gaps in application of public policy
  • Stakeholder engagement

Humanities & Languages

  • Researching, writing, and editing television scripts
  • Developing study materials for local high school drama classes
  • Writing copy for marketing campaigns
  • Grant writing

Social Science

  • Designing and managing digital marketing campaigns
  • Measuring, reporting, and analyzing the effectiveness of community support programs
  • Surveying vulnerable populations and creating recommendations

This internship will allow me to take the next steps to creating a positive impact on communities in my area or future areas. I now have a new set of skills that will allow me to work towards completing my goals and assisting others [to] reach theirs.

- Benjamin O'Neill, 4th Year Political Science Major

Course description

Arts 3005 is an applied study, 3 credit hour course based on a minimum 120 hour paid or volunteer internship at a non-profit organization, business or other partner. In addition to having a workplace supervisor onsite, you will have a faculty supervisor who oversees the academic component of the course, which includes a learning plan, monthly reports and a final academic project.

You can expect to commit 10 hours per week to your internship during the fall and winter terms. During the summer term, you may work up to 40 hours per week.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for ARTS 3005 you must:

  • have successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • hold a 3.0 GPA or have special permission from the Dean of Arts

*For some provincially-funded positions, you must be enrolled in full-time studies for the current term or following term

The Office of Experiential Education will help each applicant find an internship position.

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Contact us

Office of Experiential Education
Hazen Hall 212, UNB Saint John
experiential@unb.ca