Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

International Internship/Field Placement
0.5 Credit

This course combines participation in an international internship or volunteer field placement in an international development context with the academic requirements of a senior undergraduate course. It is the students responsibility to locate, obtain, and cover all costs associated with the placement. To receive academic credit for the internship, the internship must be pre-approved by the program co-ordinator, the placement must be at least 4 weeks or 160 hours in length, the student must write a formal research paper based upon the experience, and the student must make a presentation to an undergraduate class based on what he or she learned from the experience. The grade for this course will be based on an evaluation of the research paper and the presentation.

Additional Course Information
Permission of the Human Rights and Human Diversity program co-ordinator prior to beginning the placement, completion of 10.0 credits, including of HR260/CT260. At the time of application, students must also have completed or be enrolled in HR301/OL301 and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 7.0.
This course will be defined as either a Category I or a Category II elective for the Human Rights and Human Diversity program at the time of registration based upon the nature of the placement.