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Transcript of Internship/Reseach PRAC
What is Intern/Research PRAC?
Why should you register for PRAC?
Requirements for PRAC
PRAC course vs. academic credit
How to register
Your PRAC coordinator
What is PRAC?
PRAC = Intern/Research Practicum
Tuition-free (may have small fee)
No regular class meetings
Criteria for PRAC
from your new employer
At least 60% of your work must be
(related to your major or career path)
Why Register for PRAC?
future employers and admission committees.
2) Get a
by some departments.
to career opportunities.
Requirements for PRAC
Join the myUMBCgroup:
Professional Development Activities
Link to syllabus
PRAC vs. Academic Credit
PRAC = 0 credit course on your UMBC transcript
Academic credit = determined by academic departments
May be assignments in addition to PRAC requirements
Paid or unpaid
Contact your coordinator for information about credit
List of academic credit options:
How to Register for PRAC
Step 1: Find an internship/research/co-op
Step 2: Show a written offer from your employer
(may also need to complete the
Step 3: Make an appt. at the Career Center,
come to PRAC Registration drop-in day, or use our NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION.
Your PRAC Coordinator
Economics, Financial Economics
COEIT/CNMS (Engineering, Math)
CAHSS (Arts & Humanities)
CAHSS (Social Sciences & Humanities)
Aging Services, Social Work
Successful Completion of PRAC
The Road to Successfully Navigating the PRAC Course
2nd Floor Math/Psych
Join myUMBC Group
"Improve my communication skills"
"Learn to adapt my writing style to appeal to the readers of our company newsletter"
Which activities can you choose?
On-campus Career Center workshops (Events tab in PRAC myUMBC group)
Workshops at your placement site (get approval!)
Required for first-semester PRAC students:
"Intern Like a Pro"
(note early deadline!)
How many activities must you do?
First semester at your placement: 2
Second semester: 1
Third or beyond: 0