• Psychology

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    Department of Psychology
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Robin Hornik Parritz
    Department Chair

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    Psychology Internships

    As the oldest college in Minnesota, Hamline University has extensive ties in the business and service sectors of the community. Our students have done internships at Medtronics, Frazier Foundation, Washburn Child Center, Minneapolis Children’s Hospital, Harriet Tubman Shelter, Chrysalis Shelter, and  People Incorporated, to name only a few. 

    Our students find internships not only in service areas, but also in human resource positions, and in positions requiring data analysis.  


    Recent internships completed by psychology students include:

    • Care Giver/Companion 
    • In Patient Unit Volunteer/Intern 
    • Intern Counselor — Rape and Sexual Abuse Center 
    • International Adoption Intern — Children’s Home Society of MN 
    • Juvenile Probation Field Intern 
    • McVey Fellowship for Youth Voice 
    • Medicolegal Death Investigation Internship
    • MN Department of Corrections Intern 
    • MNCASA Intern 
    • News Intern 
    • Personal Care Assistant 
    • Psychiatric Assistant 
    • Public Relations Intern 
    • Research Intern — University of Minnesota 
    • Resource Counselor 
    • SOS Volunteer Advocate 
    • Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator — Minnesota DARE Inc. 
    • Therapeutic and Correctional Strategist Intern — Dakota County Community Corrections 
    • Training and Development Support Provider 
    • Volunteer Management Intern 
    • Wish Coordinator — Make a Wish Foundation



  • News
    • Senior Jenna Potter, an English major and German and communications double minor at Hamline, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hamburg, Germany. Senior Libby Otto named as alternate to Norway.
    • A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.
    • Hear about the eye-opening experiences of Hamline students who participated in this year’s Catalyst spring break service trips.