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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology


Undergraduate psychology majors gain practical experience working in a social service agency while learning about the many ways that psychology is applied in these settings. Students may intern for a human service organization such as adolescent crisis groups, social service agencies, mental health facilities, educational intervention programs, abused women's groups or homeless shelters. This work gives them valuable hands-on skills and enables them to earn course credit by competing a portfolio integrating their experience with the major. Students also attend class meetings to discuss their experience and learn about ethical issues and careers in these areas.


Psychology Department · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.3001 · Fax: 773.508.8713

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