Co-ops & Internships

Program Requirements

While not all programs require a co-op or internship as part of their graduation requirements, all students are highly encouraged to complete some sort of experiential learning while at RIT.  Work with your advisor to determine your options, plan your schedule, and find the right opportunity for you.     

  • Advertising & Public Relations: Required Co-op
  • Communications: Required Co-op
  • Criminal Justice: Required Field Experience
  • Economics: Recommended
  • International & Global Studies: Required International Experience (can be co-op, internship, or a study abroad)
  • Journalism: Required Co-op
  • Museum Studies: Required Internship
  • Philosophy: Recommended
  • Political Science: Recommended
  • Psychology: Required Co-op
  • Public Policy: Recommended
  • Sociology & Anthropology: Recommended