At John F. Kennedy University, you will find opportunities for practical, real world experience through internships, fieldwork, and clinics or through service learning projects integrated with your academic learning. Below are just a few examples.
Counseling Psychology students get valuable experience and earn hours toward licensure working with individuals, families, and groups in the University's own three Community Counseling Centers in the Bay Area. In addition, these students are eligible for stipends made possible by a grant received from the U.S. Housing and Human Services Administration.
Each summer, Sport Psychology interns work with underprivileged youth in the athletic camps and with incarcerated youth at Byron's Boys Ranch.
Law students can obtain experience working with clients and in the court room through its three clinics - the Housing Advocacy Clinic, the Legal Clinic for Elders, and the Children, Families, and the Law Clinic.
The University's Service Learning program encourages students from across the University to work with community organizations and groups. And funding is available to the students to support their work.