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Practicum Examples

The Practicum program offers exciting opportunities for hands-on learning across multiple disciplines. For some unique examples, check out links below for ways to satisfy the Practicum requirement.

Educational Tutoring

  • La Clase Mágica: Working with children from underserved communities through the department of Communication (COMM).
  • Partners at Learning (PAL): Mentoring or tutoring students of all ages through the department of Education Studies (EDS).
  • Partnership Schools Program (PSP): Tutoring and administrative educational internship opportunities at the Preuss School and Gompers Preparatory Academy (GPA), offered in partnership with Thurgood Marshall College (TMC) and the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE).

STEM Opportunities

  • BioClock Studio: Courses in Molecular Biology, Microbiology (BIMM) and Psychology (PSYC) brought to UCSD's Center for Circadian Biology (CCB) through a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
  • Teams in Engineering Service (TIES): Multidisciplinary humanitarian engineering and design projects for local and international not-for-profit organizations and their clients in conjunction with the department of Engineering (ENG).

Service-Learning Projects

Study Abroad Programs