Sonoma State University students often seek local and global internships in which to apply the skills and methods mastered in their course work in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. If you have potential placements which meet the following criteria, please contact the department at (707) 664-2351. Internships will be reviewed by the faculty and approved for posting if appropriate.
For students of French, credit is awarded for completion of 3 hours of work (weekly average) per unit, participation in a seminar or conferences, and a final report. Placement in credit-bearing internships must be arranged in advance with the program coordinator.
Internships in Spanish must be comprised of the following elements:
- Service in a school or an agency in which Spanish is the operational language.
- Selection of a topic for observation and study.
- Preparation of a bibliography and a reading list related to the internship activity.
- A term paper that reflects both the internship experience and appropriate research.
Placement must be arranged in advance with the program coordinator.