SOCI 416: Internship in Sociology I

SOCI 416-K01: Internship in Sociology I
(Spring 2021)

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Section Information for Spring 2021

Participants will work as a research assistant for the Editor-in-Chief on the Participants will work as a research assistant for the Editor-in-Chief on the 4-volume third edition of the Encyclopedia of Violence Peace, and Conflict. They will assist in the process of finding and securing authors for about 280 entries (6,000-10,000 words each) and doing background research and building a Zotero library on major sources and authors for many of the topics, especially those not included in the first two editions. Interns’ names will be mentioned in the encyclopedia when is published. This is consistent with the Mason departmental emphasis on Public Sociology.

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To add the course, please send a CV and a statement about your interest to Lester Kurtz

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3-6

Intended to provide students with hands-on experience in sociology and to deepen sociological knowledge. The internship experience links theory and practice. Students work in approved setting as applied sociologists. Notes: Minimum 45 hours of work for each credit required. A research paper or project is required for this course. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Mason Core: Capstone
Recommended Prerequisite: Must have completed at least 85 credits (21 credits must be in sociology) of coursework. Enrollment in or completion of SOCI 313.
Schedule Type: Internship
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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